We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Dublin Bus

Dublin bus ablaze at Harold's Cross this lunchtime

No passengers were injured in the incident.

A DUBLIN BUS was up in flames this lunchtime at Harold’s Cross.

Smoke was seen billowing from the back of the bus this afternoon as onlookers took photos at the scene.

A spokesperson for the Dublin Bus confirmed to that an out of service bus went on fire and the Dublin Fire Brigade were called to the scene.

The fire was extinguished a short time ago.

Dublin Bus said no passengers were on board the bus at the time and there were no injuries.

The driver of the bus is also said to be unharmed.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

Bpr_UUvIEAAGsQc @psycrow / Twitter @psycrow / Twitter / Twitter

134753-image1402318056 Declan McKibben Declan McKibben

134127-image1402317682 Declan McKibben Declan McKibben


Read: ‘I’ll run you over’: Dublin Bus probes driver-cyclist row>

Read: The DOs and DON’Ts of taking public transport>

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.