KIMBALL COUNTY - Volunteer fire departments and emergency management agencies responded to an incident in Kimball County Monday afternoon that closed Highway 71 between Kimball and Gering.

According to the Nebraska Department of Transportation website, a vehicle was reported to be on fire.

The highway reopened from Harrisburg to Gering at 3:15 p.m.

Highway 88 was also closed from Highway 71 to US Hwy 385 south of Bridgeport during the incident. The eastbound lane reopened at approximately 4 p.m.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to News Channel Nebraska for updates.