Van fire

While driving northbound on Highway 101, just outside of La Conchita, John Thomas captured this photograph of Ventura firefighter Jake Steward approaching a VW bus on fire.

At approximately 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, a Volkswagon van caught fire on Highway 101 northbound, just south of La Conchita on the right shoulder. Ventura Fire Department was called to the scene and Carpinteria-Summerland Fire District also sent an engine to support. The fire was extinguished within 30 minutes and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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