Car fire shuts down portion of SR 246 in Farmersburg

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FARMERSBURG, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A portion of State Road 246 near Trueblood Place was shut down Wednesday morning after a car caught on fire.

According to Prairieton Fire Department Assistant Chief Bud Bonham, the fire occurred when the tires of a car being towed locked up. The car had a full tank of gas, and the leaking fuel made the fire hard to extinguish, Bonham noted.

No one was injured. Firefighters expected the road to be reopened before noon Wednesday.

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