Watch the moment passengers escape after Leeds bound bus catches fire

Passengers on a Harrogate Bus Company service had a lucky escape this morning after their bus caught fire near Bramham Park.

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 3:48 pm
The Harrogate Bus on fire in Bramham. (Credit: Matt Snellin/@snellllll_7up)

The incident happened on Thorner Road at about 11am on Tuesday morning on a service from Harrogate to Leeds.

Footage on social media shows the back of the bus up in flames while passengers escaped the fire.

Crews from Killingbeck and Wetherby were called to put out the fire and remained at the scene for over an hour.

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The Harrogate Bus on fire in Bramham. (Credit: Matt Snellin/@snellllll_7up)

There were no reported injuries.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Fire said: "We were called at 11.12am to reports of a bus on fire on Thorner Road in Bramham.

"Pumps were sent from Killingbeck and Wetherby.

"Officers left by scene by 12.09 and there were no reported injuries."