A DRAMATIC video shows firefighters tackling a bus engulfed in flames in a Herefordshire town.

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Fire and Rescue Service was called to Victoria Road in Kington as the Sargeant Brothers bus burst into flames.


Fire control had several calls from members of the public witnesses the inferno, but no passengers were on board at the time, a spokesperson said.

Hereford Times: The bus was left destroyed after the fire was put outThe bus was left destroyed after the fire was put out (Image: Helen Reynolds Williams)

Four fire engines attended, including from Kington Fire Station.

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The road was closed as crews tackled the blaze, but the fire has since been put out. The first call was made at 6.50pm on Thursday evening (December 8).

Herefordshire Council said the road remains closed though and diversions are in place.

Some nearby properties were affected, the spokesperson said.