Bus fire closes SR 306 in Mentor

MENTOR, Ohio-- A portion of state Route 306 in Mentor is closed because of a bus fire.

SR 306, or Reynolds Road, is shut down in both directions from state Route 2 to Tyler Boulevard, Mentor police said.

Fire officials said it appears the fire started in the engine compartment of the propane-powered bus. It was quickly extinguished.

A Laketran spokeswoman said one passenger was on board at the time, but no one was injured. The driver was taken to a hospital as a precaution.