Dereham Road at Costessey re-opens after bus fire

Police by the bus that was on fire on the Dereham Road near Longwater Lane. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Police by the bus that was on fire on the Dereham Road near Longwater Lane. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

There was heavy traffic on Dereham Road in Costessey today after a bus caught fire this morning.

Konect bus on fire at Dereham Road in Costessy. Picture courtsey of Laura Norton

Konect bus on fire at Dereham Road in Costessy. Picture courtsey of Laura Norton - Credit: Archant

Fire crews from Carrow and Earlham arrived on the scene at 10.49am.

Konect have confirmed it was one of their buses and no passengers were injured. Engineers were also called to the scene.

The road was closed in both directions between the A47 junction and the Barnard Road junction and there are long delays.

It re-opened again at 1.20pm.

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