There was a vehicle fire Thursday morning in the Village of Desoto. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears says the fire occurred on Devlin Rd. 66-year-old Richard Mellen of Desoto was traveling south on Devlin St when he heard a loud pop.  At that time he saw flames coming out from under the front fenders. Police say Mellen attempted to put the fire out with a fire extinguisher but was unsuccessful. The Desoto and Ferryville Fire Departments arrived and put the fire out. The vehicle sustained total damage. The accident remains under investigation by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department.