On Monday December 7, Linn County Sheriff Deputies and the Mount Vernon Police Department, Mount Vernon Fire Department and Lisbon Fire Department responded to a construction vehicle that caught fire on Hwy 30 near Hwy 1.

Crews arrived to find a 2016 Dodge Ram 5500 truck had sustained mechanical engine failure and caught fire while traveling east on Hwy 30 just east of Hwy 1. The driver was identified as 37 year old Tyler Burgingame from Clinton, Iowa.

Both fire departments were able to extinguish the fire and the roadway was shut down temporarily. No one was injured in the incident.

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