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NJ Transit Bus Fire Forces Evacuation in Elizabeth

Elizabeth New Jersey

An occupied NJ Transit bus caught fire on North Broad Street this morning in Elizabeth.

Elizabeth fire crews were dispatched to North Broad Street near the intersection of Parker Road for a bus fire shortly after 10:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, crews found the evacuated bus - that was traveling from New York City and Cranford - in flames. Firefighters confined the fire to the bus's engine compartment. 

The fire was place under control at approximately 10:58 a.m.

No injuries were reported.  

Passengers continued the route in another bus, according to officials,