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Father, daughter make it out ok after car catches fire on I-55

Car catches fire on I-55. (Source: Mike Mohundro, Heartland News) Car catches fire on I-55. (Source: Mike Mohundro, Heartland News)
SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A father and daughter made it out ok after their car caught fire on I-55 Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a car was traveling north on I-55 around the 86 mile marker when it caught fire.

A father and daughter were in the car when the fire broke out under the hood, but highway patrol says they did get out ok.

According to the highway patrol, the car caught the grass on fire and fire crews were able to put both fires out.

They say the car is burnt to a crisp.

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