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School bus fire slows traffic on I-295 at Atlantic Boulevard

A bus was engulfed in flames on I-295 in Arlington on Thursday (Viewer photo)

A fire on a school bus in the northbound lane of Interstate 295 at Atlantic Boulevard on Thursday afternoon caused no injuries but slowed rush hour traffic.

No children were on the Student Transportation of America bus when the fire started about 5 p.m. Jacksonville Fire Rescue responded quickly and the fire is out.

One northbound lane of traffic and the exit to Atlantic were closed while authorities cleared the scene.