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Metro Transit bus reported to be on fire was smoking brakes

Posted by: Tim Harlow Updated: June 25, 2013 - 8:15 AM

Smoke is coming from under a tire on a Metro Transit bus on 11th Street and Hennepin Av. in downtown Minneapolis. Fire department is on the scene.

An update on this incident:   A Metro Transit spokesman said the brakes on the bus were smoking and the fire department checked it out and released the bus shortly thereafter. Customers boarded a following bus and were on their way. Bus will be evaluated and brakes repaired.

 

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