A bus has been destroyed by fire during peak hour traffic in Sydney’s inner west.
The incident happened at Glebe Point Road near Broadway at 6pm on Monday.
Witnesses claim the bus appeared to have “exploded”.
— 7NEWS Sydney (@7NewsSydney) January 11, 2021
JUST IN: A bus has burst into flames on Glebe Point Road near Broadway Shopping Centre.
All citybound lanes of Parramatta Road are now closed at Glebe. pic.twitter.com/2kJaV4R4qg
— 10 News First Sydney (@10NewsFirstSyd) January 11, 2021
Bit of action on Glebe Pt Rd this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/MZW26MbmNW
— Jason Ford (@TheFordFactor) January 11, 2021
Superintendent Luke Unsworth from Fire and Rescue NSW told SMH that the swift actions of the bus driver resulted in the evacuation of all passengers before the bus caught alight.
“Luckily there’s no one been hurt,” Superintendent Unsworth told the publication.
Investigations into the cause of the fire continue.