Truck Fire On Highway 54 In Mexico Wednesday Afternoon

A mechanical failure the cause of a vehicle fire in the 4700 block of US Highway 54 on East Liberty Street in Mexico yesterday (Wednesday).

Mexico Public Safety responded to the fire and found a 2002 Dodge pick-up truck stopped along the south side of the roadway with flames in the engine compartment and entering the passenger compartment.

The fire was contained and extinguished with the front portion of the truck suffering fire damage.

Traffic was reduced to one lane for about 45 minutes with no injuries from the incident.

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