No injuries in incident
At 10:50 a.m. Friday, Little Dixie Fire Protection District Station 1 was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire in the 11600 Block of Highway 54, Mexico.
First arriving units found a 1999 Mercury Villager Van fully engulfed with fire. The owners Dean and Sharon Friesner, Laddonia, were driving on Highway 54 and noticed the van was popping and not running correctly. They saw smoke coming from under the dash area and pulled off the highway. After pulling off the highway they notices flames and smoke coming from under the hood area also. The vehicle was a total loss.
Fire investigators were unable to determine the cause due to the extent of fire damage.
Two pieces of fire apparatus and total of 10 fire fighters responded.
They cleared the scene at 11:32 a.m.