Bus catches fire on I-75 SB in northwest Atlanta

A Cobb County Transit bus was engulfed in flames Thursday evening.

Around 5 p.m., Atlanta firefighters responded to a call about a vehicle on fire.

Images on Georgia Department of Transportation camera showed the bus on fire near I-75 SB at Howell Mill Road Northside Drive.

Channel 2 crews reported seeing flames coming from the back of the bus.

The fire was contained and flames were fully extinguished.

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Officials confirmed the bus was unoccupied and there were no reports of injuries.

All lanes were shut down, but have since reopened.

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