Bus services diverted after fire incident in Sheffield

Bus services have been diverted following a fire incident in a Sheffield industrial suburb on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 6:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 6:29 pm

First South Yorkshire said its 18 and X78 services have been withdrawn from Brightside Lane near Forgemasters due to a "fire brigade" incident.

The bus company said its 18 service has been diverted via Meadowhall Way, Meadowhall Drive, Carbrook Street, Attercliffe Common and Hawke Street in both directions.

Meanwhile, its X78 service has been diverted via the X1 route between Meadowhall and Saville Street in both directions.

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Brightside Lane, Sheffield

"We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused," said First South Yorkshire in a statement.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue has been contacted for more information.

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