busfirearretonTwo pumping appliances from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have this afternoon (Saturday) attended a reported bus fire in Arreton.

The two crews from Newport Fire Station were called to the scene near to Arreton Post Office shortly before 13:20 following reports of an incident involving a Southern Vectis double decker bus.

It is currently unknown what damage, if any, has been sustained to the 12-year-old vehicle, however crews were seen to be inspecting the engine bay of the vehicle.

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One appliance has since left the scene.

All passengers have been safely evacuated and no one is believed to have been injured in the incident.

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