Bus fire in Heanor

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Firefighters were called when a bus caught fire yesterday (Thursday, October 16).

Firefighters from Heanor attended the scene on Derby Road Langley Mill were a bus’s brakes had overheated.

There were no passengers on the bus and the crew used hose reel jet to cool the brakes.

The road was closed around the area of the A610 while the crew tended to the bus.

It was reopened shortly before 3pm, when the firefighters left the scene.