Peak-hour traffic in Sydney came to a standstill after a bus burst into flames.
The vehicle was travelling along the Sydney Harbour Bridge near Milsons Point.
Fire crews extinguished the fire shortly afterwards. The bus was then towed away, and northbound lanes were shut, causing traffic chaos.
RE: Bus fire on Harbour Bridge - Tow truck now on scene and preparing to remove bus to alleviate traffic problems on bridge.— NSW Police Force (@nswpolice) September 15, 2016
No passengers were seriously injured in the incident. But three people were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.
People shared their pictures of the scene – and the traffic jams it caused – on social media.
A lot of smoke from the bus on fire on the Sydney Harbour Bridge pic.twitter.com/nAuxx51GDv— Claire Kimball (@clairekimball) September 15, 2016