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Menlo Park: Apple shuttle bus catches fire on I-280; no one injured

A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning on southbound Interstate 280 at Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, according to the California Highway Patrol.

None of the 19 passengers was injured. They were safely transferred to another bus, CHP Officer Art Montiel said.

The fire, reported at 6:40 a.m., was at the rear left side of the bus and was put out by firefighters.

Investigators do not yet know the cause of the fire, Officer Montiel said.

The two right lanes of southbound I-280 were blocked off, causing traffic to back up. The lanes were reopened shortly after 8 a.m.

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No other vehicle was involved in the incident, Officer Montiel said.

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Menlo Park: Apple shuttle bus catches fire on I-280; no one injured

Uploaded: Wed, Apr 6, 2016, 9:53 am
Updated: Wed, Apr 6, 2016, 10:49 am

A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning on southbound Interstate 280 at Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, according to the California Highway Patrol.

None of the 19 passengers was injured. They were safely transferred to another bus, CHP Officer Art Montiel said.

The fire, reported at 6:40 a.m., was at the rear left side of the bus and was put out by firefighters.

Investigators do not yet know the cause of the fire, Officer Montiel said.

The two right lanes of southbound I-280 were blocked off, causing traffic to back up. The lanes were reopened shortly after 8 a.m.

No other vehicle was involved in the incident, Officer Montiel said.

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resident
Menlo Park: Downtown
on Apr 6, 2016 at 11:44 am
resident, Menlo Park: Downtown
on Apr 6, 2016 at 11:44 am
6 people like this

Glad that no one was injured. What kind of safety inspections are required for these busses?


Reader
another community
on Apr 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm
Reader, another community
on Apr 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm
18 people like this

These buses are subject to the USDOT Bus Inspection Program (Title 49, Part 396), part of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations.

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