New Routemaster bus catches fire near Liverpool Street station
A double-decker bus has burst into flames outside a train station in central London.
The route 26 bus to Hackney Wick, a New Routemaster, was outside Liverpool Street Station when smoke started pouring out before catching fire.
London Fire Brigade was called just before 10:00 BST and put out the flames and cleared up the fuel spillage.
Ben Lewis, a local resident, who filmed the fire and explosion said people were left "aghast" at the sight.
No one was on board and the driver had left the bus.
London Fire Brigade said 50% of the energy-efficient hybrid bus was damaged by the fire,... read more
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