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NICE bus evacuated after engine smokes in Uniondale

A NICE bus was evacuated Sunday afternoon in Uniondale after its engine began smoking, Nassau County police said.

Smoke began emanating from the rear area of the Nassau County Inter-County Express bus around 5:30 p.m. at Front Street and Arcadia Avenue.

A NICE spokesman said the bus had an oil leak that generated smoke.

All passengers were evacuated and no injuries were reported, police said. The bus was towed and a new bus was put into service.

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