16 May '11, 4am

Bus bursts into flames in #MacPherson area

Bus bursts into flames in #MacPherson area

A bus erupted into flames late last night (May 15) at a bus stop along Circuit Road. The driver had initially tried to fight the blaze with a fire extinguisher, but the bus was burning too fiercely. According to a report in the Straits Times, the fire is said to have started at the back of the bus. Passengers managed to alight from the bus safely and no one was injured. The cause of the fire is still being investigated. STOMPers nipnot , rachel_2390 , edwin and A all sent in pictures of the incident. STOMPer nipnot described the situation at the scene: "This bus 61 exploded yesterday night at circuit road, causing a massive fire. "Thank god nobody was hurt due to the quick decision by the bus driver to evacuate all the passengers from the bus. "It took the SCDF 45 minutes to put out the fire. The bus service in the Circuit Road area was disrupted between 11pm to 11.50 pm."...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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