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No one injured after Greyhound bus catches fire on QEW

No one was injured after a Greyhound bus caught fire on the Queen Elizabeth Way in Mississauga early Sunday, Ontario Provincial Police say.

OPP says all 23 people on board were able to get off the bus safely

No one was injured after a Greyhound bus caught fire on the Queen Elizabeth Way in Mississauga early Sunday, Ontario Provincial Police say. (Sgt. Kerry Schmidt/Twitter)

No one was injured after a Greyhound bus caught fire on the Queen Elizabeth Way in Mississauga early Sunday, Ontario Provincial Police say.

A total of 23 passengers were on board but everyone was able to get off the bus safely, said Sgt. Kerry Schmidt, spokesperson for the OPP's Highway Safety Division.

The fire occurred as the bus was on the westbound QEW, east of Cawthra Road, after midnight, Schmidt said. 

All westbound lanes of the QEW in the area were shut down as emergency crews put out the fire and cleared the bus from the scene. The lanes have reopened.