There’s a Metro bus on fire across the street from the Star-News right now — that’s 4.20 Wednesday afternoon. Talk about your easy pickings for the journalistas! Walt’s better shots will be up soon.
One of those natural-gas buses — so Janette Williams noted the irony, considering all the smoke, in its motto: “Nation’s Largest Clean-Air Fleet.”
It stinks of burning plastic around here.
As for me, since all the passengers had been evacuated and no one was in any danger in the surrounding stores over by Taste of Bangkok, I was mostly worried those leaping flames were gonna catch that huge and magnificent ficus tree on fire, giving the city’s chainsaw-happy crew a chance to get rid of it, as they’d so like to …
But the FD came and knocked it down to save all concerned, including the arboreal.