PORT REPUBLIC, N.J., (CBS) – A bus fire has been reported on the Garden State Parkway in Atlantic County.

The incident was reported around 5 p.m. Friday on the Garden State Parkway southbound, north of Exit 48 near Port Republic.

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Authorities say everyone made it off the bus safely.

The fire has been placed under control.

A relief bus was reportedly sent out to pick up the passengers.

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It’s unclear at this time where the bus departed from, or where it was heading to.

Chopper 3 over the scene showed traffic backed up for miles in the area.

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