Brixton Fire: Bus on Fire on South London’s Main Street

A bus caught fire on a south London street.

The double-decker bus was seen covered in flames and black smoke on Christchurch Road in Streatham Hill this morning.

The London Fire Department confirmed that it is responding to the blaze and confirmed that all passengers and the driver were able to alight.

The A23 at Brixton Hill is blocked between New Park Road and the A205 South Circular as a bus is on fire.

Onlookers were left in a state of shock on the bus as smoke filled the street before the Fire Department responded to the scene shortly before 10am.

The upper deck engulfed in flames

(Provided – Sademerrett)

In a statement, the Brigade said: “Firefighters were called to a bus that got off at Christchurch Road in Streatham Hill.

“Part of a double-decker bus was damaged by fire. The driver and passengers got off the bus before the Brigade arrived. There were no reports of injuries.

“The 999 Brigade Control Officers answered 19 calls for the fire.

“The Brigade was called at 9:50 am and the fire was brought under control at 10:22 am. A fire engine from the Brixton Fire Department attended the scene.”

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