Passengers escape double decker bus fire

A bus and car on fire London Fire Brigade received about 32 calls in 10 minutes, it said

Related Stories

Passengers had to be led to safety when a double decker bus caught fire in south-east London.

London Fire Brigade was called to Pepys Road in New Cross at 08:22 GMT to reports of a bus and car alight, a spokeswoman said.

Transport for London said the driver helped passengers off the 343 bus and no-one was injured.

Resident Jonathan Reid-Edwards said he heard a big bang from his bathroom.

The fire was put out by about 09:20 GMT and the cause is under investigation.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC London

Weather

London

8 °C 6 °C

Features

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.