21st October 2021

Police and fire crews attend bus fire on busy A38

One appliance from Taunton and one from Bridgwater were mobilised to reports of a bus on fire on the A38 Taunton Road at 17:51 yesterday evening (Tuesday).

On arrival crews confirmed one small fire in the front nearside wheel.

Police were requested to attended for traffic control due to the location of the bus on the busy stretch of road.

Crews put the fire out with one hose reel jet.

The cause of the fire was accidental.