03/11/2016

Bus Catches Fire In Lurgan

An investigation is underway after a bus caught fire just outside of Lurgan, Co Armagh.

The incident happened at around 7.45am today, 03 November.

Translink has said the Ulsterbus was travelling between Dungannon and Belfast at the time.
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No-one was injured in the incident and the driver and seven passengers have been transferred onto another bus.

The fire has since been extinguished.

(JP/LM)

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