Vehicle Fire on Southbound Interstate 69 Friday Evening
By: Sheila McCrea - Saturday, November 20, 2021

Southbound Interstate 69 was closed for about five minutes near Auburn Friday because of a vehicle fire.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department was called to mile marker 330 about 5:30 p.m. on a report of a vehicle fire. First units on the scene found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames. Authorities say the driver had already escaped unharmed.

Firefighters with the Auburn Fire Department were able to quickly extinguished the fire.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department assisted by the Indiana State Police, Waterloo Marshall’s Department, and the Auburn Fire Department.

The vehicle was a total loss.


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