Jazz band coach fire on A19

Fire crews dealt with a jazz band coach on fire on the A19.

Monday, 24th June 2019, 9:24 am
The A19, south of the A690. Picture: Google Images

Fire fighters from Farringdon fire station were called around 5.30pm yesterday, Sunday, June 23.

Acting watch manager Simon Robertson said: “ It was about three miles south of the A690.

“It was a jazz band on a big 52-seater coach. They were all out by the time we arrived.

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“The fire was in the coach’s engine block. It took three pumps with hose reels to put it out.

“No-one was hurt and a new coach arrived to pick everyone up.”