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Highway opened after fuel tanker fire near Kimba

01 Nov 2019 11:14am

The Eyre Highway has reopened following a fuel tanker fire yesterday near Kimba.

Emergency services responded to reports a fuel tanker rolled and caught alight on the Eyre Highway at Kelly, about 15 kilometres east of Kimba just after 7am on Thursday 31 October.

Fortunately, the tanker driver was not injured in the crash.

The fire caused damage to the road surface and required repairs by Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure.

The highway is open, but speeds are currently restricted to 40 km/h at the scene of yesterday's fire.