A moving train caught fire Saturday near the Salton Sea east of Mecca.

The fire was reported just after 10 a.m. on an eastbound train near State Route 111 and Cleveland Street in the unincorporated Desert Camp area, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP said dark smoke was emanating from one of the cabins near the middle or rear of the train.

Further information, including what the train was hauling, was not immediately available.

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