US 68 in Mercer County shut down due to large fire
MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A large fire burning in a Mercer County field has forced the closure of a major highway.
The fire broke out just after 2 p.m. Thursday at a farm near the intersection of U.S. 68 and Chinn Lane.
The Harrodsburg Police Department says the smoke is so heavy, there is zero visibility in the area.
Traffic is being rerouted while crews work to put the fire out.