WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A school bus caught on fire at southbound 270 near Interstate 495.

Officials got the call around 3:45 p.m. regarding an engine fire in the back of the bus which had caused significant damage.

No students were on the bus during the fire and there are no reports of injuries, officials said.

Two northbound I-270 lanes have been shut down.

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