Car destroyed by fire on IL Route 251

Firefighters from Rochelle and Steward were called to a car fire near the Love’s Travel Center under construction on the south side of Rochelle at 4:47 p.m. Friday. Crews arrived to find a car fully engulfed in flames on the side of the roadway traveling northbound. Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the fire and were cleared from the scene at 5:20 p.m. No injuries were reported.