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Vehicle fire closes Hwy 52 lanes

Car fire scene on Hwy 52
MnDOT

UPDATE 4:45 p.m.: All lanes of 52 reopened a little before 4:45 p.m. Emergency vehicles remained on the off-ramp for a few minutes after that before leaving.


ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- A vehicle on fire closed some northbound lanes of Highway 52 Monday afternoon.

The vehicle that caught fire stopped in the left lane just before the on-ramp from 12th Street SW a little before 3:45 p.m.

It's not clear if anyone was injured in the incident.

Traffic moving north in the area was diverted to one lane as crews worked to put out the fire and clear the scene.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

KTTC

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