SUV Destroyed In Flames On Highway 60 Near Sheldon Thursday Evening

Date posted - May 17, 2013

130516_0005Sheldon, Iowa — An SUV was destroyed in a fire on Thursday (5/16) on Highway 60 near Sheldon.

Sheldon Fire Company Chief Jerry Meyer says that about 7:30 Thursday evening, the Sheldon Fire Company responded to a vehicle fire in the northbound lane of Highway 60 south of Sheldon, near exit 31.

When they got there, fire crews saw that the engine compartment was fully engulfed in flames.

The fire was extinguished. There were no injuries, but the vehicle appears to be a total loss.

130516_0004Meyer says the cause of the fire is undetermined.

The Fire Company returned to the station at about 8:20 PM.

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