Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Sound Transit Bus Fire 17th and Pacific Ave

Incident Date: 1/18/12
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke
Incident Location: 17th and Pacific Ave  
Incident Type: Vehicle Fire

Narrative:  At 3:23 p.m firefighters responded to a report of a transit bus fire on 17th and Pacific Ave.  First arriving crews found flames and smoke showing from the rear axle and wheel area of the sound transit bus.  Crews quickly extinguished the fire and prevented it from spreading to the interior of the vehicle. 

There were two occupants on the bus, and no injuries to report. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.