Fire destroys pickup near Clinton

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Gazette Staff
April 10, 2008
— A fire this morning destroyed a pickup truck on the off-ramp at Interstate 43 and Highway 140. Clinton firefighters were called to the scene about 5:15 a.m. The owner of the truck, Richard Kenyon of Round Lake Park, Ill., had pulled over when he noticed something wrong with the vehicle.

The 2005 Ford pickup was in flames by the time firefighters arrived.

The fire started in the engine compartment, Clinton Fire Chief John Rindfleisch said. He estimated damages at $28,000.

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