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Police: Hampton Jitney bus catches fire on eastbound LIE

A Hampton Jitney bus traveling eastbound on the

A Hampton Jitney bus traveling eastbound on the Long Island Expressway caught fire between exits 33 and 34 in Lake Success on Saturday, May 2, 2015, with the Lake Success Police Department called to the scene at 10:52 a.m., police said. Photo Credit: David L. Pokress

A bus fire led to an hourslong closure of the eastbound lanes on the Long Island Expressway between exits 33 and 34 in Lake Success before authorities reopened them, police said.

A Hampton Jitney bus caught fire, and the Lake Success Police Department was called to the scene at 10:52 a.m., police said.

All lanes were open by 3:30 p.m., police said.

No injuries were reported.

It wasn't immediately known how many passengers were on the bus, officials said.

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