No injuries after transit bus catches fire in Burnaby

A transit bus caught on fire in Burnaby on Friday. Mark O'Meara

An investigation is underway after a transit bus was partially consumed by flames in Burnaby on Friday.

Burnaby RCMP said members of its bike section came across the flaming bus just after 9 a.m. near Hurst Street and Sussex Avenue.

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Everyone was able to get off the bus safely and no one was hurt, police said.

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The flames did damage some nearby property, however.

TransLink said it was investigating how the fire broke out.

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