Passnegers unhurt as Fife bus catches fire

A bus caught fire on a road outside Kirkcaldy earlier this evening.

Wednesday, 19th October 2016, 9:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 7:14 pm

The incident happened on the Orrock Quarry Road, and no-one was injured.

The bus was south of the quarry on the B9157 near Puddledub Kennels when the blaze broke out.

Emergency services were called around 7.30 p.m.

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All passengers escaped unharmed, and the fire was quickly brought under control, with traffic having to u-turn during the operation.

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called to a bus well alight at 7.28pm.

“Crews from Lochgelly and South Queensferry attended at the Puddledub bus stop.’’