Bus Fire Shuts Down NB Lanes of Cook Street
Shuttle bus fire ties up traffic near Cook St. and Hovley Lane East. (Photo: Rand Hutchinson, Palm Desert)
PALM DESERT - A shuttle bus fire at the intersection of Cook Street and Hovley Lane East shortly after 5:30 p.m. Friday shuts down NB lanes of Cook St. between 42nd Avenue and Hovley.
The bus is a shuttle bus believed to be in use by Stagecoach concert goers. Officials say no passengers were on the bus when it caught on fire. A Riverside County Sheriff's spokesman tells KMIR6 no one was injured in the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Witnesses say the fire created a lot of smoke in the area for several minutes.
KMIR6 thanks viewer Rand Hutchinson for submitting the attached photo from the scene. If you see news happening, let KMIR6 know about it. Email us at News@kmir6.com or call the newsroom at 760-340-1623.