Indio, Calif -

The engine compartment of a locomotive caught fire in Indio Thursday, but no one was injured, a county fire department spokeswoman said.

The fire, reported at 12:30 p.m. at Avenue 48 and Indio Boulevard, was contained to plastics in the train's engine compartment shortly after 1 p.m., Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson said.

The railroad tracks in the area were closed while crews investigated the fire.