Bus fire causes major delays on DC beltway in Springfield

Fire forced bus passengers onto the lanes of Interstate 495 in Springfield Thursday. The fire was reported around 6 a.m. along the inner loop near the  Braddock Road exit.

Emergency crews had closed all lanes of traffic for about an hour. Two lanes were opened to traffic around 7 a.m.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

A second bus was called to transport the stranded travelers.

It is unclear at this time what caused the fire.

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