UPDATE: Longview Transit vehicle catches fire; cause unknown

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 1:15pm

Longview, TX — 12:15 p.m. - Longview officials tell KETK, a Transit employee parked his company vehicle behind the Longview Transit building on the 900 block of Pacific just before 11:00 a.m. and went inside.

While he was in the Transit office, employees noticed the smoke on the security camera and went to investigate.

They found the car on fire, and tried to put it out with fire extinguishers. When fire officials arrived on scene, they were able to put the fire out.

Officials say the fire originated from under the hood, but the exact cause is unknown at this time.

11:40 a.m. A Longview Transit vehicle caught fire Tuesday morning.

Details as to how it happened are unknown at this time.

No injuries were reported.

KETK has a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as soon as possible.


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