Highway 63 northbound reopened after vehicle fire
BOONE COUNTY - The northbound lanes of Highway 63 near Hinton Road were closed after the engine compartment of a vehicle was fully engulfed in flames around 7:45 p.m. Sunday evening. No one was injured.
Boone County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Gale Blomenkamp said a sheriff's deputy driving southbound turned around and made contact with the four-door sedan before fire crews extinguished the fire.
Blomenkamp said the northbound lanes were closed for approximately 20 minutes.
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