Bus destroyed by fire in Northumberland

The burnt-out shell of the bus.
The burnt-out shell of the bus.

A bus was destroyed by a blaze last night north of Felton.

Fire crews from Alnwick and Belford attended the incident.

Nick Knox, area managing director of Arriva North East, said: “We can confirm that there was an incident on Monday evening with one of our buses being involved in a fire.

“The bus was not in service and there were no passengers on board at the time. We are currently conducting an investigation into the cause.”