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Bus goes up in flames as firefighters tackle blaze

Smoke could be seen billowing from the double decker at the Fort Shopping Centre, shortly before 6pm.

Bus fire: Firefighters tackle the blaze @Scottish_Duggy
Bus fire: Firefighters tackle the blaze

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in Glasgow after a bus went up in flames.

Smoke could be seen billowing from the double decker at the Fort Shopping Centre, shortly before 6pm.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed nobody was on board the vehicle, which was located at a bus stop outside the Harvester restaurant.

Double decker: Nobody was on board the vehicle.

A spokeswoman said: “We were called to a report of a bus on fire shortly before 6pm. There were no persons on board.”

Police Scotland also said they are in attendance at the incident.

A spokeswoman said: “About 6pm we received a report of a bus on fire at Glasgow Fort.

“Police are in attendance.”


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