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Double-decker bus catches fire on A159 near Gainsborough

By PWhitelam_LE  |  Posted: June 21, 2012

The bus on fire on the A159. Picture: Mark McKenna (@zoonyx)

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A double-decker bus caught fire on a road near Gainsborough this morning due to a mechanical fault.
The one passenger on board and the driver got off the vehicle and were not hurt  in the incident on the A159 Blyton Road, near Thonock, said Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue.

Firefighters were called out just after 7am today. Diversions were put in place but the road has now been cleared.

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  • LincolnFran  |  June 22 2012, 12:10PM

    I bet that has made a mess of the tarmac and grass verge.

  • paulscooby  |  June 22 2012, 10:03AM

    due to eletric fault that should have been repaired by the fitter that looked at it the night before

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  • Whiley45  |  June 21 2012, 2:55PM

    Flaming June!

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