Ventura emergency crews respond to vehicle fire

Just before 5am, on Jan.11 in the midtown of Ventura, a series of fires were started in vehicles and trash areas, spanning several blocks. The first fire was reported in an alley in the 1900 block of East Main St. consuming a trash receptacle, a motorcycle, and a vehicle. Concurrently, a second fire was reported in the alley of 1400 Poli St. that had a vehicle fully engulfed in fire, which was complicated by a ruptured fuel line. Two additional fires were reported in the 1900 block of Main St. A vehicle in the 20 Block of Live Oak Ave and a second vehicle in the drive way of a house off Main St. A Ventura Fire Investigator is working on exact fire cause determination.

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