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Bus on fire causes A96 delays at Blackburn in Aberdeenshire

Bus fire
Image caption Smoke caused problems for drivers as it drifted across the carriageways
Bus fire
Image caption Emergency services were called the scene shortly before 15:30
Bus fire
Image caption The front of the bus was well alight causing significant damage to the vehicle

A bus on fire has caused delays on the A96 at Blackburn in Aberdeenshire.

The incident was reported at about 15:20 on Friday.

A spokesperson for Grampian Fire and Rescue service said it was thought just the driver was inside at the time.

Grampian Police said the road had been affected by smoke as a result. There were no reports of any injuries.

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