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Bus for Quinnipiac University caught on fire on I-91 off-ramp in North Haven

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NORTH HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A Bus for Quinnipiac University caught on fire at the end of off-ramp Interstate 91 in North Haven on Wednesday afternoon, school officials said. 

The driver of the bus and the one student on board were able to get off the bus safely, QU spokesman said. The fire was reported near Montowese Avenue around 1:30 p.m. 

Dattco, who is the company that runs/supplies buses for QU, sent another bus to transport the driver and the student. 

The exit 9 off ramp on the southbound side of  I-91 was closed due to the fire. The Department of Transportation said the off-ramp reopened around 2 p.m. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.   

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