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Tour Bus Catches on Fire in Hollywood Hills Area

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    Hollywood Tour Bus Catches Fire

    A Hollywood tour bus suddenly goes up in flames. Jane Yamamoto reports for NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on August 1, 2018. (Published Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018)

    A van was fully engulfed in flames in the Hollywood Hills area Wednesday afternoon. 

    Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a fire at Mulholland Drive and Outpost Drive in Hollywood at around 5:15 p.m. 

    Firefighters, fortunately took about 15 minutes to put out the fire, but it's still unknown what caused the van to go up in flames.  

    The van was identified as a small tour bus belonging to the agency Ultimate Hollywood Tours.

    Tour Bus Catches Fire in the Hollywood Hills

    [LA] Tour Bus Catches Fire in the Hollywood Hills

     A small tour bus caught on fire Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in the Hollywood Hills.

     
    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018)

    A small crowd was spotted gathering around the van fire as people snapped photos.  

    No injuries were immediately reported per LAFD.

    In 2016, the federal government launched an investigation into Hollywood tours after the I-Team's series documenting potential safety hazards of Hollywood tour buses.

    See the I-Team's investigation into "topless" Hollywood tour vans here. 

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