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Bus catches fire on EDSA

Posted at | Updated as of 05/23/12 5:48 PM
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A bus caught fire along EDSA in Ortigas past midnight Wednesday.

Authorities said the fire was triggered by a short circuit at the front portion of Mayamy Bus

Bus driver Lito Ricamara said he parked the bus on the side of the road to unload the panicking passengers.

Firetrucks from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) responded to the incident.

Ricamara and the bus company is facing charges for not equipping the bus with a fire extinguisher. – Umagang Kay Ganda, May 23 2012

Bus catches fire on EDSA

Posted at | Updated as of 10/17/13 6:09 PM
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MANILA – A bus caught fire along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) on Thursday morning, causing heavy traffic in the busy thoroughfare.

The bus caught fire along EDSA's southbound lane near Monte de Piedad Street in Cubao. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the incident involves a City Bus unit.

There were no reports yet of injured people, as of posting time.

The blaze triggered vehicle build-up all the way to Kamuning area.

Firefighters were already on their way to put out the fire. – report from Johnson Manabat, dzMM