PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – SEPTA officials say eight people were hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after a bus fire in West Oak Lane Monday night.
The fire broke out at about 7:12 p.m. in the right wheel area of a Route 22 bus near Broad Street and Olney Avenue.READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
The Route 22 bus runs from Warminster to the Olney Transportation Center.READ MORE: Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery Rebranded As The Bellwether District
SEPTA officials say eight passengers suffered smoke inhalation and were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center.
The cause of the fire has not been determined at this time.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Chance Of Severe Weather As Parts Of Region Could See Up To 3 Inches Of Rain