02 June 2014

Hot Dart

"You maybe aware that there has been a fire on one of our vehicles in Plymouth today. This is a very rare occurrence but one we take very seriously. We are glad that no injuries occurred and thank our staff for their actions. We would also like to thank the emergency services for their prompt response." Robbie Lamerton, General Manager, First South West
AN investigation will be carried out after a bus caught fire in Plymouth city centre. The First Devon bus had no passengers on board when it bust into flames at about 2.30pm today. The bus was parked in Exeter Street, on the carriageway above Bretonside bus station, leading into St Andrew’s cross, with just the driver on board when the driver of another bus saw sparks coming from the engine, in the rear of the vehicle. Within minutes the rear of the bus was in flames, with thick smoke billowing.
Plymouth Herald

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    1. I am still trying to get to the bottom of this myself! I think its that comments are being left on the fleetlist page - and they have probably gone over the limit that Blogger can cope with on one post. I think I will need to turn off posts for this page if I can.


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