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.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell Remembered Fondly At His Alma Mater, CCNY, And In The Bronx, Where He Was Raised
CBS2 was told the driver safely got everyone out of the bus.READ MORE: Some Play Blame Game As Gas Prices Reach Highest Level In Years, But There's No Dispute It's Impacting Bottom Line For Many Families
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