CA: Bus Catches Fire in Thousand Oaks

Feb. 16--A small fire under the floorboards of a transit bus Sunday in Thousand Oaks was put out quickly, officials said.

The blaze was called in shortly before 11:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of east Hillcrest Drive, near Westlake Vista Lane, according to the Ventura County Fire Department.

No one was hurt, and whether the bus was in service was not immediately clear.

Initial reports identified the vehicle as a VISTA bus, but the affiliation could not be confirmed. A VISTA dispatcher said no fire had occurred.

Fire investigators had not identified a cause.

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