Shuttle Bus Catches Fire at Philly International Airport

A shuttle bus caught fire outside a terminal at the Philadelphia International Airport Monday night.

Airport officials say the fire broke out around 8:45 p.m. on a shuttle bus outside the Terminal E baggage claim on the arrivals roadway.

A driver was on board the bus at the time but was able to escape without injury, according to Philly International spokeswoman Victoria Lupica.

Responding firefighters were able to bring the flames under control in 15 minutes.

Arrival roads at the airport were shut down due to the fire but reopened around 10:30 p.m.

Fire officials are investigating the cause but don't suspect anything criminal at this point.

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