Emergency officials say all 10 people on a public transit bus in West Texas have escaped unharmed after the engine caught fire.
The El Paso Fire Department on Tuesday said the blaze apparently involved mechanical trouble on the Sun Metro bus.
Authorities say the fire happened Monday night when nine passengers and the driver were on board.
Department officials say the driver tried to use a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze, but failed and fire crews were summoned.
No damage estimate was immediately released Tuesday.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.