On Sunday, March 5, at 5:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a vehicle on fire that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Hospers, IA.
Anthony Santana, age 18, of Sibley, IA, was driving a 2008 Jeep Wrangler southbound when Santana noticed was smoke was coming from the engine compartment. Santana was able to safely drive the Jeep to the side of the road where the vehicle started on fire.
No injuries were reported.
Both lanes of Highway 60 were shut down for a short time while fire department personnel from Hospers and Granville put out the fire.
Hospers Fire Department, Hospers Ambulance and Granville Fire Department was assisted by the sheriff’s office.