Mysterious bus fire erupts near Grand Central Station

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NEW YORK — Thursday morning, a Midtown Manhattan bus near Grand Central Station exploded into flames.

Authorities closed down Lexington Avenue near 45th Street to contain the situation. Notify NYC warned residents and commuters to avoid the traffic-heavy area until the situation was resolved.

The windows were blown out on both sides of the blazing bus. Thick smoke and blaring sirens from emergency vehicles congested the intersection while firefighters fought the blaze.

The firefighters had it under control in under an hour. Thankfully, no one was harmed in the incident.

It is currently not known why or how the fire erupted on the bus.

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H/T: Patch, The New York Post


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