North West Wales

A55 minibus fire: Children escape unhurt

Burnt-out minibus on the A55 on Anglesey Image copyright Gruffydd Owen
Image caption The vehicle was destroyed in the blaze

Eleven children and three teachers have escaped unhurt from a fire which destroyed a minibus on the A55 on Anglesey.

Fire crews from Holyhead and Rhosneigr were called to the scene on the westbound carriageway near Llangefni at 11:25 GMT.

Police closed the road for a time while emergency services dealt with the incident.

The North Wales Fire and Rescue Service says the cause remains unknown.

Image copyright Gruffydd Owen
Image caption Smoke billowed across the carriageway

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