Three Passenger Buses Catch Fire at LA International Airport

By The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES—At least three unoccupied passenger buses caught fire Dec. 21 night at Los Angeles International Airport, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

Shortly after 9 p.m., LAX Airport said on its Twitter account that “”there is a significant fire emergency at the LAX-it lot. Emergency responders are on scene. More to come. No immediate reports of injuries.”

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Investigators work at the scene of a fire, that destroyed two passenger buses and damaged a third, at Los Angeles International Airport, Calif., on Dec. 21, 2019. (Mark Ralston/AFP via Getty Images)

KTLA and the CBS station in Los Angeles tweeted photos of the fire spewing smoke.

About 10 p.m., the airport said that the fire had been put out, and there were no injuries. The lot reopened, and ride-share services resumed.