Culross bus fire: 15 children evacuated from school bus as it bursts into flames

Watch more of our videos on Shots! 
and live on Freeview channel 276
Visit Shots! now
A school bus has caught fire in a Fife village on Wednesday morning.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that they sent two appliances to deal with a bus fire in the village of Culross.

They received the call at around 8.14am on Wednesday.

Shelagh McLean, Head of Education and Children's Services said: "I can confirm there was a fire on one of our school buses travelling to Dunfermline High School this morning.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

"Fifteen children were on board, and all were evacuated safely.

"No one was injured.

"They've been taken to school by another bus and have arrived safe and well"

A message from the Editor:Thank you for reading this article. We're more reliant on your support than ever as the shift in consumer habits brought about by Coronavirus impacts our advertisers.

If you haven't already, please consider supporting our trusted, fact-checked journalism by taking out a digital subscription.

Comment Guidelines

National World encourages reader discussion on our stories. User feedback, insights and back-and-forth exchanges add a rich layer of context to reporting. Please review our Community Guidelines before commenting.