LUBBOCK, Texas — The Lubbock Fire Rescue responded to a call late Thursday evening at 8:03 p.m. on a Citibus engine fire at the intersection of 19th Street and Interstate 27, said a statement from LFR.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene and were able to “quickly extinguish the fire,” according to LFR. No injuries were reported.
“We are pleased to report that no one was injured in yesterday’s incident. The driver of the van responded exactly as trained, getting passengers out of the vehicle to safety while Lubbock Fire Rescue personnel quickly extinguished the blaze.” Said Chris Mandrell, the General Manager of Citibus in Lubbock. “We appreciate the quick response and work on behalf of Lubbock Fire Rescue and our own personnel. The cause of fire is still under investigation.”
The Lubbock Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire, said the statement. Check EverythingLubbock.com for more updates.