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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/4/17) — Madisonville and Hanson firefighters responded to a vehicle fire shortly after 3 p.m. today along Interstate 69 at the 123.2-mile marker.

The Interstate was shut down temporarily as crews got the car that was fully engulfed in flames under control.

It is unknown what caused the vehicle, which could be seen upright in the median, to catch fire.

The road was reopened to traffic around 4 p.m.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police were investigating as Medical Center Ambulance Service stood by. It appeared no one was injured.

Ron Sanders
SurfKY News
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