5:01 p.m. update: And now Maine Avenue has reopened, according to police.
Bus Fire Update: 2 lanes at Maine Ave, SW Exit are now OPEN. See Attached/7066 twitter.com/DCPoliceDept/s…
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) May 13, 2013
4:44 p.m. update: I-395 has fully reopened, but Maine Avenue is now blocked, police report. Again, watch for lingering delays.
Bus Fire Update: All Lanes on DC 395 WB are OPEN. Maine Ave, SW remains CLOSED./7066 — DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) May 13, 2013
4:37 p.m. update: I-395 has partially reopened in D.C., according to police. However, heavy delays remain approaching this spot, so try to avoid the area. Original post:
A tour bus caught fire Monday afternoon and forced authorities to shut down a portion of Interstate 395 at the start of the evening commute.
Firefighters responded to the fire on southbound I-395, near the 12th Street exit, about 3:45 p.m., officials said. No injuries were reported immediately.
The incident closed all southbound lanes of traffic, D.C. police officials said.