VIDEO UPDATE: Double-decker bus on fire at Sutton Bridge

Fire consumed a double-decker bus at Sutton Bridge this afternoon (Wednesday) leaving it as 'a black, smoking carcass'.

Wednesday, 26th October 2016, 4:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th October 2016, 5:32 pm
The charred wreckage of the double-decker at Sutton Bridge.

Fire engines are reportedly on the scene beside an area known as The Village Green.

One eyewitness said she didn’t believe anyone was hurt – because ambulances were not in attendance – but the bus was completely wrecked.

Jenny Rowe, who lives nearby, said: “It’s just a black, smoking carcass at the moment.”

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She said traffic was still using the A17 and Cross Keys Bridge but the entrance to the village was completely blocked.

Residents in New Road – half-a-mile away – reported hearing a ‘huge blast’ and seeing smoke.

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