Diplomat van catches fire on EDSA

Posted at | Updated as of 10/19/12 4:33 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A vehicle with diplomatic plates caught fire at the northbound lane of EDSA-Shaw tunnel Thursday night.

According to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic czar Yves Gonzales, the fire that hit a Kia van was put out at around 8:10 p.m.

No one was reported injured in the incident.

The incident stalled northbound traffic along EDSA. MMDA advised northbound motorists to avoid EDSA and take C5 or other routes.

Photo courtesy of Maan Trinidad