A bus from New York City has caught fire in the outskirts of Boston, snarling traffic on the Massachusetts Turnpike.
Television video showed flames and smoke spewing from the red-and-white Bolt bus parked at the roadside during the Monday evening rush hour and windows being blown out in an explosion.
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No injuries were reported in the incident, which began around 5 p.m.
State police temporarily closed the eastbound lanes of the highway in suburban Newton but then reopened the left travel lane after the fire was extinguished. The highway reopened around 7 p.m.
NECN reports one of the 46 passengers said the bus stopped in Connecticut for a mechanical issue but later continued to Boston.
The bus company says it carried the passengers into Boston on another bus and it's investigating the fire.