TRAFFIC between New Norfolk and the west is being diverted via Glenora Rd due to a hazardous materials incident at Rosegarland. The Lyell Hwy in the area is closed and police urge everyone to stay at least 100 metres away while emergency services deal with the incident involving liquid oxygen.
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12.05PM UPDATE: The highway is now clear and open to traffic.