SUV Catches on Fire as Driver Travels Down Howard Street, Leading to Smoky Scene in Downtown Boone
Aug. 6, 2012. A 1989 Jeep Cherokee combusted into flames as the driver was traveling down Howard Street in downtown Boone shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday night. Nobody was hurt, and the Boone Fire Department contained the blaze within a matter of minutes, but the scene drew a number of onlookers and police and fire personnel. It is estimated that the vehicle was left unsalvageable.
BY GREG HINCE