Burning bus on EDSA causes traffic

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.

Heavy traffic in EDSA esp in Cubao (both north & south bound) Take care everyone! pic.twitter.com/Wuztr7tBy2 — Sec. Joel Villanueva (@secjoelv) November 29, 2014

Kaya pala super mega heavy traffic sa Edsa Cubao, may bus nasunog -_- pic.twitter.com/BX7BqhZ6qs — JC Achapero (@jctoph) November 29, 2014

@ABSCBNNews @abscbndotcom @MMDA burning bus edsa cubao pic.twitter.com/FHEaZNyJI7 — Pamela Tongco (@PamTongco) November 29, 2014

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