Watch: Bus catches fire in Dubai Marina

Dubai Civil Defence rushed to the spot to put out the blaze

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Dubai: Commuters in Dubai were shocked to see a bus engulfed in flames on Tuesday morning.

Passersby took photos and a video of the incident, which show the orange and yellow flames billowing out of the vehicle.

 

 

Something’s on fire at Dubai marina. Fire service are on it. Smoke is acrid. And so thick I cant see what’s on fire. Hope all ok.

According to eyewitnesses, the incident took place at around 7.20am near La Riviera Tower in Dubai Marina, along Mersa Street.

Onlookers said the vehicle fire was quickly put out by Dubai Civil Defence.

In a tweet, Dubai Police said that the fire affected commuters in Dubai Marina, resulting in heavy delays and traffic congestion.

By Mariam M. Al Serkal, Senior Web Reporter  gulfnews.com