Crews respond to bus fire

The Runway, Weston Super Mare

Crews from Weston were called to reports of smoke issuing from a double decker bus at 07:35. 

On arrival, crews found a single decker bus with its engine on fire. 

Using one hose reel, a C02 extinguisher and thermal imaging camera, crews were able to extinguish the fire. 

The bus driver had evacuated all passengers prior to crews' arrival. 

The cause of the incident was deemed to have been accidental ignition.