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Bus fire closes eastbound LIE

Plainview firefighters battled a fire on a bus

Plainview firefighters battled a fire on a bus that was being towed on the eastbound Long Island Expressway near Sunnyside Boulevard. (June 12, 2012) Credit: Kevin Imm

All eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway around exit 46 in Plainview were closed because of a bus fire as of 10:15 p.m., Nassau police said.

As of 10:50 p.m., the exit ramp and the right lane remained closed while other lanes were reopened.

The bus was being towed by a truck at the time of the fire and it had no passengers.

There were no reported injuries, police said.

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