A taxi cab was engulfed in flames yesterday in midtown Manhattan, and fortunately nobody was injured.

According to the FDNY, the cab caught fire on Madison Avenue between East 47th & East 48th Streets around 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday. No injuries were reported. It took until about 6:20 p.m. to make sure all the flames were out, ensuring that traffic was a total clusterfuck around the area at rush hour.

New Yorkers stopped to appreciate the smoldering hunk of metal as the life drained from its plastic encasing: