Bus bursts into flames in Manhattan; no injuries

NEW YORK (AP) " Authorities are investigating what caused an early morning bus fire in Manhattan.

No injuries were reported after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus caught fire around 6:45 a.m. Thursday at the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 46th Street.

Transit officials say there were no passengers when the bus burst into flames, spewing heavy gray smoke and flames and blackening part of the vehicle.

MTA spokesman Christopher McKniff says the fire started in the back of the bus.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf04 at 29 May 2017 12:58:39 Processing Time: 454ms