Double-decker bus bursts into flames as A90 closed

Three fire engines were sent to the scene on the A90 near Peterhead.

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A double-decker bus burst into flames, forcing police to close the A90 in Aberdeenshire.

Three fire engines went to the scene in Crimond, Peterhead, after the blaze was reported at around 2.30pm on Friday.

There have been no reports of any injuries as crews remain at the scene.

The southbound carriage way has been closed as a result of the fire.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 2.25pm on Friday, to reports of a double-decker bus on fire on the A90, near Peterhead.

“Operations Control mobilised three appliances to the scene, where firefighters currently remain working to extinguish the fire.

“There are no reported casualties and the southbound carriageway is presently closed.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 2.30pm we received a report of a bus on fire on the A90, Crimond, near Peterhead.

“Emergency services are in attendance and the southbound carriageway is currently closed.

“There does not appear to be any injuries.”

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