Drama as bus catches fire in Derbyshire

Firefighters were called to tackle a blazing bus at Darley Bridge today.

Crews from Matlock and Wirksworth wore breathing apparatus as they extinguished the fire in a Hulleys of Baslow bus today at 12.22pm.

The fire-hit bus in Darley Bridge. Photo: Mark Hand

The fire-hit bus in Darley Bridge. Photo: Mark Hand

A Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the engine bay of the vehicle was well alight when crews arrived at the scene.

Firefighters made the scene safe and left the situation in the hands of the police.