A car is on fire in Taupō this morning.

The fire service alerted police to the fire on Taharepa Rd at 11.45am, a police spokeswoman said.

She said traffic control was in place.

A Northern Fire communications spokesman said a car was on fire at the intersection of Taharepa Rd and Hatepe Ave.


They were called at 11.30am.

The fire did not appear to be caused by a crash but couldn't say what caused it.

The fire was reported by the owner of the car.

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