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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Diversions are in place around the Mataura area due to a large fire.

Road closures are in place while emergency services respond to a building fire on Kana Street (State Highway 93), Mataura. 

The fire was reported about 1:40pm. 

A number of diversions are in place around Mataura and traffic is being diverted up State Highway 1. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and expect significant delays. 

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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