Toms River Police responded to a New Jersey Transit bus that was on fire in the northbound lane of Route 166 near Route 37 at approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday.
Two passengers and the driver exited the bus after realizing the engine comparent was smoking, according to Police Chief Michael Mastronardy.
Toms River Fire Companies 1 and 2 extinguished the fire.
Traffic was detoured off Main Street for about an hour, according to Police Officer David Lazaro.
No further information was available.