U.S. 50 near Route O closed for vehicle fire Wednesday night


Tyler Rank with Don’s Towing prepares to load what remains of a charred vehicle onto the tow truck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 50 near state Route O, just outside of Smithton. Around 9 p.m. the Sedalia Fire Department, Pettis County Fire District, Pettis County Sheriff’s Office and Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle fire. A MSHP trooper on scene told the Democrat the vehicle struck an unknown object in the road and the vehicle became engulfed in flames. The driver was the only occupant and no injuries were reported.


Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Tyler Rank with Don’s Towing cleans up burned pieces of the vehicle after it was loaded onto the tow truck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 50. Law enforcement and Don’s Towing was still on scene just before 10 p.m.


Nicole Cooke | Democrat

The front of a vehicle is completely burned off after it caught fire Wednesday night around 9 p.m. U.S. Highway 50 was closed for about 30 minutes to all traffic in both directions. It opened just before 10 p.m. as law enforcement and fire vehicles began to leave the scene.


Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Tyler Rank with Don’s Towing prepares to load what remains of a charred vehicle onto the tow truck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 50 near state Route O, just outside of Smithton. Around 9 p.m. the Sedalia Fire Department, Pettis County Fire District, Pettis County Sheriff’s Office and Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle fire. A MSHP trooper on scene told the Democrat the vehicle struck an unknown object in the road and the vehicle became engulfed in flames. The driver was the only occupant and no injuries were reported.

Tyler Rank with Don’s Towing cleans up burned pieces of the vehicle after it was loaded onto the tow truck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 50. Law enforcement and Don’s Towing was still on scene just before 10 p.m.

The front of a vehicle is completely burned off after it caught fire Wednesday night around 9 p.m. U.S. Highway 50 was closed for about 30 minutes to all traffic in both directions. It opened just before 10 p.m. as law enforcement and fire vehicles began to leave the scene.

Tyler Rank with Don’s Towing prepares to load what remains of a charred vehicle onto the tow truck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 50 near state Route O, just outside of Smithton. Around 9 p.m. the Sedalia Fire Department, Pettis County Fire District, Pettis County Sheriff’s Office and Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle fire. A MSHP trooper on scene told the Democrat the vehicle struck an unknown object in the road and the vehicle became engulfed in flames. The driver was the only occupant and no injuries were reported.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_TSD091516VehicleFire.jpgTyler Rank with Don’s Towing prepares to load what remains of a charred vehicle onto the tow truck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 50 near state Route O, just outside of Smithton. Around 9 p.m. the Sedalia Fire Department, Pettis County Fire District, Pettis County Sheriff’s Office and Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle fire. A MSHP trooper on scene told the Democrat the vehicle struck an unknown object in the road and the vehicle became engulfed in flames. The driver was the only occupant and no injuries were reported. Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Tyler Rank with Don’s Towing cleans up burned pieces of the vehicle after it was loaded onto the tow truck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 50. Law enforcement and Don’s Towing was still on scene just before 10 p.m.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_TSD091516VehicleFire2.jpgTyler Rank with Don’s Towing cleans up burned pieces of the vehicle after it was loaded onto the tow truck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 50. Law enforcement and Don’s Towing was still on scene just before 10 p.m. Nicole Cooke | Democrat

The front of a vehicle is completely burned off after it caught fire Wednesday night around 9 p.m. U.S. Highway 50 was closed for about 30 minutes to all traffic in both directions. It opened just before 10 p.m. as law enforcement and fire vehicles began to leave the scene.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_TSD091516VehicleFire3.jpgThe front of a vehicle is completely burned off after it caught fire Wednesday night around 9 p.m. U.S. Highway 50 was closed for about 30 minutes to all traffic in both directions. It opened just before 10 p.m. as law enforcement and fire vehicles began to leave the scene. Nicole Cooke | Democrat
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