Highway 63 northbound reopened after vehicle fire

3 months 1 week 3 days ago January 15, 2017 Jan 15, 2017 Sunday, January 15 2017 Sunday, January 15, 2017 9:49:07 PM CST in News
By: Jacob Cavaiani, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

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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