Bus catches fire on Commonwealth Avenue, 2 hurt in rush to get off

An air-conditioned HM Transport Inc. bus caught fire along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Wednesday night, leaving two passengers injured in the rush to evacuate.

An air-conditioned HM Transport Inc. bus caught fire along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Wednesday night, leaving two passengers injured in the rush to evacuate.

 

InterAksyon.com reports the bus, with plate number TVZ537, caught fire at around 7:45 p.m. while heading north on Commonwealth Avenue.

 

"Most of the passengers of the bus were taken by surprise when they heard an explosion inside the bus and immediately disembarked to seek safety. The sudden rush for the bus exit caused injuries to two passengers," the report said.

 

Two fire trucks and two ambulances were dispatched to the scene. Initial investigation suggests the fire may have been caused by faulty wiring.

 

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