Fire on bus in Rolle Street, Barnstaple

Fire engine

Fire engine - Credit: Archant

Two fire engines from Barnstaple were called to the scene this morning (Tues).

FIRE FIGHTERS were called to reports of a bus on fire in Rolle Street, Barnstaple this morning.

The small fire was caused by a mechanical failure in the engine compartment.

When crews arrived at 8.55am the fire was out and they inspected the vehicle to ensure it was safe.

The fire was believed to be accidental.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter