Bus catches fire along EDSA

Posted at | Updated as of 10/10/11 8:06 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A bus caught on fire along the northbound lane of EDSA in Magallanes Monday, causing heavy traffic.

A radio dzMM report said an HM provincial bus (DXN 940) from Sta. Cruz, Laguna and bound for Cubao in Quezon City caught fire around 11 a.m.

The bus driver said smoke suddenly came out of the engine. He said all his passengers are now safe.

Fire officials are now in the area to control the damage. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic personnel were also deployed to manage traffic. – Report from Arnell Ozaeta, dzMM