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SUV destroyed by fire on Turnpike near Emporia Kansas Turnpike logo

An SUV is a total loss after a vehicle fire northeast of Emporia on Sunday.

Emporia Fire Capt. Ben Lienemann says the SUV was northbound on the Kansas Turnpike when the driver pulled over near mile marker 139, 12 miles northeast of Emporia and saw a small fire in the engine compartment. The driver had no way to put the fire out but was able to get some of his belongings out of the SUV by the time Emporia Fire arrived. 

The SUV was fully engulfed by the time an EFD crew got to the scene.

No injuries were reported. The cause is currently undetermined.

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