Greyhound Bus Burns on 5 Freeway North of Los Angeles

One minor injury was reported after the passenger bus burned on the side of the freeway about 70 miles north of downtown Los Angeles

A Greyhound bus with about 15 passengers aboard burned Tuesday morning on the side of the 5 Freeway north of Los Angeles.

The bus fire was reported on the southbound side of the freeway near the 138 Freeway in the Gorman area, about 70 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. The driver and about 15 passengers were found about one-quarter of a mile away from the burning bus when Los Angeles County firefighters arrived.

One passenger suffered a minor injury, according to fire-rescue officials. Details regarding the cause of the fire were not immediately available.

Aerial video showed significant fire damage to the rear half of the bus.

Firefighters knocked down a small brush fire that began when the bus fire spread to the side of the freeway.

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