I-44 slow-down as pickup burns at Fidelity, Mo.

FIDELTIY, Mo. – About 9:30 a.m. Thursday reports of a vehicle fire along I-44 west near 17 mile marker alerted Jasper County E-911.

Carthage Fire Dept, Jasper County Deputies responded. MoDOT Emergency Response and Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.

The pickup was fully engulfed after a short time and reports that everyone was out safely from the vehicle.

Our Joplin News First friend Tanner Grimes captured photos.

Expect delays as clean up continues just west of the Fidelity cloverleaf with I-44 and US-59.

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