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A Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport bus caught fire in Mumbai’s Sion area on Thursday evening.
The incident occurred around 4 pm near Sion Signal, when the driver was warned about the fire by a passersby. The fire originated near the engine area and engulfed the entire rear side in no time.
Around 20 passengers who were onboard the bus, along with the driver and conductor, alighted before the fire could spread and block the exits. Everyone is safe and no casualties have been reported.
Fire department was alerted about the incident immediately and reached the spot around 4:30 pm. The fire been doused.
Further details are awaited.