Salmon Arm firefighters look over the coach with the smoke having stopped. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Firefighters respond to bus fire on Highway 1

Smoke in coach bus reported to have been caused by overheating, driver and passengers safe

  • May. 20, 2019 12:30 p.m.

Salmon Arm firefighters are responding to a report of a bus fire near the intersection of Highway 1 and 30th Street NE.

Firefighters on the scene are reporting there had been smoke inside a coach bus due to overheating.

The driver and passengers have vacated the bus, which is parked near the Co-Op Gas Bar.

Traffic continues to flow along Highway 1, but the eastbound merge lane from the intersection is currently closed.


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Salmon Arm firefighters are responding to a report of a bus fire at the intersection of Highway 1 and 30th Street NE. (Google map)

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