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Commercial Vehicle Catches Fire Near Mount Vernon

Posted at 7:31 AM, Jan 27, 2019
Photo courtesy Mount Vernon Fire Department

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews battled a blaze early Sunday after a commercial vehicle involved in an accident caught fire.

Mount Vernon Fire Department officials said its crews responded along with Brodhead Fire personnel to the scene near the 54 mile marker on Interstate Highway 75.

Photos show a semi cab and trailer fully engulfed. Officials said no one was injured in the blaze.

Officials said emergency support was provided by Rockcastle agencies, Kentucky State Police and the Kentucky Department of Transportation.