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Bus catches fire at SLEX

November 16, 2011 7:50am
A shuttle bus caught fire on a portion of the South Luzon Expressway near the exit at San Pedro in Laguna province early Wednesday.

No one was reported hurt in the incident, which had only the driver on board when the bus caught fire, radio dzBB reported.

The incident occurred near Km 28, with SLEX officials citing initial findings that the fire began shortly after the bus dropped off its passengers.

Investigators are verifying the driver's claims that the bus' alternator malfunctioned and sparked the fire.

SLEX officials said the incident did not affect traffic along SLEX as the fire occurred at the outermost lane, the report said. — LBG, GMA News
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