16 Apr 2012

Bus catches fire on Auckland motorway

8:59 am on 16 April 2012

A bus caught fire on the north western motorway in Auckland, emergency services say.

Police say the bus had stopped just before the St Lukes off-ramp, at about 8am on Monday, because of smoke coming from the engine.

The Fire Service said no passengers were on board at the time, and the fire has been put out.

It says there was some disruption to traffic along the motorway.