Firefighters extinguish bus fireplace on the Sydney Harbour Bridge


The bus stopped on York Street and evacuated all 26 passengers.

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The bus stopped on York Avenue and evacuated all 26 passengers.

A number of lanes of site visitors on the Sydney Harbour Bridge have been closed late on Friday evening after a fireplace broke out on a bus.

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Simply after 11:00pm (AEDT), a motorist seen the bus on fireplace whereas driving alongside York Avenue on the Harbour Bridge, and signalled to the bus driver.

The bus then stopped and evacuated all 26 passengers, believed to be a bunch from a marriage get together.

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Three southbound lanes have been closed, and 6 fireplace vehicles and 24 firefighters arrived and extinguished the flames on the bus in addition to a close-by constructing, which had additionally partially caught alight.

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No passengers have been injured, however the bus was utterly destroyed by the fireplace and the constructing obtained minor harm.

An alert from the Trans-Assist Basis warned folks to keep away from the world.


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