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Fire in empty car briefly shuts down westbound Ohio 129

A fire in an empty car parked along westbound Ohio 129 in Liberty Twp. briefly shut down the westbound lanes Thursday afternoon.

A Butler County dispatcher said the fire was reported around 2:35 p.m.

“It was westbound,” just west of Cincinnati-Dayton Road, the dispatcher said. “It was a car fully engulfed. … No one was in it at all, that we’re aware of.”

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The fire was extinguished and the car was being towed at around 3:15 p.m.

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