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MBTA bus catches fire, two workers transported to hospital – Boston 25 News



BOSTON — The issues facing the MBTA keep rolling in, as an MBTA bus caught fire, Thursday afternoon. Two workers were taken to the hospital as a result.

The incident took place in Jamaica Plain, shortly after 3 p.m. according to T officials.

“An out of service bus had just returned to the MBTA Arborway bus yard when flames were observed in the vehicle’s rear compartment,” according to the MBTA.

The MBTA says that T personnel “attempted to extinguish the flames, but were unsuccessful.” The Boston Fire Department was called in to put out the flames.

“Two MBTA employees were transported to the hospital to be evaluated for possible smoke inhalation,” according to the MBTA.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.

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