A truck and a trailer that caught fire near Taupo this morning has closed State Highway One at Waitahanui.
Firefighters were called to the vehicle travelling south on State Highway One, at Waitahanui after 10.30am.
A Fire Service spokesperson said one crew is attending the scene and another crew and tanker is on the way.
The truck and trailer is believed to be carrying paper.
No injuries have been reported, but traffic has been delayed.