Burning bus on EDSA causes traffic

(UPDATED) The fire is put out and the bus cleared by 5:20 pm. No one is reported injured.
ON FIRE. A First North Luzon Transit bus catches fire in the Cubao area at around 4 pm Saturday, November 29. Photo from tweet of TESDA Director-General Joel Villanueva

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – A First North Luzon Transit bus on the northbound lane of EDSA in Cubao, Quezon City caught fire Saturday afternoon, November 29.

The bus with plate number CWW 438 was in flames near the EDSA-General MacArthur Avenue intersection at around 4 pm, said the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Metrobase.

Fire trucks from the MMDA and Barangay Socorro put out the blaze. MMDA reported that as of 5:20 pm the bus was cleared from the road by an accredited tow truck company.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

The burning bus caused heavy traffic in the busy Cubao area. There were no reports of casualties or injuries from the incident, said the MMDA. – Rappler.com

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