Bus fire in Charlton

A bus has caught alight in Charlton tonight causing disruption to services.

According to a witness the “bus pulled up on Charlton Road at 6.20pm and driver ran out shouting for everyone to follow. He attempted a fire extinguisher but got out of control. It looks like an engine fire.”

Courtesy Chris Merriman

Traffic is heavy in the area along Charlton Road, with possible disruption to bus routes 53, 54 and 422.

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John Smith

I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

One thought on “Bus fire in Charlton

  • July 14, 2021 at 8:05 pm

    Pleased the driver and all the passengers alighted the bus safely and the fire was quickly brought back under control.


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