Dubai Civil Defence were on the scene within minutes.

Commuters faced heavy traffic in Dubai Marina this morning after a bus caught fire near to JLT metro station.

Witnesses said the fire broke out on Marsa Street around 7.20am, according to Gulf News. The same reports also said the fire was quickly put out by Dubai Civil Defence.

The fire accident caused serious traffic delays around the Marina Mall area during rush hour, but this was starting to ease around 9am.

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Local residents took to social media to share images of the blaze earlier this morning.


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