Car fire on Sheffield estate causes bus diversion

Buses serving a Sheffield estate are being diverted this afternoon due to a car fire.

Saturday, 11th May 2019, 1:14 pm
South Yorkshire Fire Service

Firefighters were called out to the car blaze in Colley Crescent, Parson Cross at 12.21pm today, and are still on the scene. 

 

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A spokesman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said one appliance has been sent to tackle the blaze

Stagecoach Yorkshire said their 83A is currently not serving Colley Crescent as a result of the blaze, and is being diverted via Holgate Avenue and Wordsworth Avenue.  

 

 

A spokesman for Stagecoach Yorkshire described the blaze as a ‘house fire’ but this was disputed by South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, who said it was a car fire. 

The cause of the fire is not yet known.