Bus catches fire in Dubai Marina

Commuters told expect delays as bus catches fire during rush hour in Dubai

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A bus caught fire in Dubai Marina on Tuesday morning, causing tailbacks during rush hour.

The vehicle caught fire at about 7.20am on Marsa St, after Marina Mall.

Witnesses on social media said Dubai Civil Defence were swift to the scene.

Dubai Police reported traffic build-up as fire crews tackled the blaze.

Traffic then slowly recovered shortly before 8am.