Diplomat van catches fire on EDSA


Posted at Oct 18 2012 08:33 PM | Updated as of Oct 19 2012 04:33 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