All lanes on Chatham Pkwy back open after bus fire

Published: Aug. 11, 2014 at 3:22 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 10, 2014 at 3:22 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Metro Police halted traffic in all lanes at Chatham Parkway and Mersey Way Monday morning after an empty school bus caught fire at the intersection.

Officials had all lanes on Chatham Pkwy closed from Police Memorial Drive, and northbound traffic was halted at Ogeechee Road. Police were able to open the southbound lanes to traffic as crews worked to clear the scene.

All lanes reopened around 11 a.m.

Savannah Fire and Metro police responded to the scene. No children were on board at the time and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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