NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was a scare in the Bronx Monday morning when an MTA bus with passengers inside caught fire.

The bus stopped at East 156th Street and the Grand Concourse just before 7 a.m. Witnesses captured video of flames shooting out of the back of the bus as smoke poured out of the windows.

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CBS2 was told the driver safely got everyone out of the bus.

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The MTA says the fire started in the engine.

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