Traffic snarled by vehicle fire on Highway 52

(ABC 6 News) – The Rochester Fire department responded to a vehicle on fire on Highway 52 Monday afternoon.

Just before 4:30 p.m., fire crews found an SUV parked on the right shoulder just north of 6th St. with the engine engulfed in flames.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire and opened the hood with a power saw and searched the vehicle to determine no one was inside

The Minnesota State Patrol also assisted on the scene,