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No one hurt in Durham bus fire

A fire erupted on a Durham Area Transit Bus shortly before 7 a.m. Monday. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

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DURHAM, N.C. — A fire erupted on a Durham Area Transit  Authority bus shortly before 7 a.m. Monday. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

Authorities said they received an emergency call for a vehicle fire at 708 E. Club Blvd. A bus rider captured a cellphone image of the fire, which was visible on the driver’s side toward the back of the bus.

The witness said the bus filled with smoke as it arrived at a stop. She said she heard a loud boom, the driver pulled the bus over and passengers disembarked.

More information was not immediately available.

 

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