LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) – A bus has caught fire along route 50 causing lane closures and minor delays near Lanham.

There are currently no details as to what caused the fire, but a Metro bus is pulled over in Lanham along the shoulder of US-50 East, just past the merge from I-495. Police have outlined the area with road flares, cutting into the far right two lanes.

The flaming bus is just a few hundred feet away from exit 8, just before you reach 704/Martin Luther King Junior Highway.

Maryland State Police and emergency services are on the scene. Expect moderate delays due to rubbernecking for the time being.

No word on whether or not the bus was holding any passengers.

Stay tuned to ALL NEWS – 99.1 for the latest in traffic delays…


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