TCAT bus destroyed after fire on Rt. 96

Around 4:45 p.m. on Friday the Trumansburg Fire Department and Ithaca Fire Department responded to the 1600 block of Route 96 for the report of a TCAT bus that was filling with smoke.

By the time firefighters arrived on scene, the bus was fully-engulfed. The fire was quickly brought under control by firefighters — but the bus was a total loss.

According to the Ithaca Voice it took crews about 30 minutes to fully-extinguish the fire.

Traffic was delayed in the area.



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