Bus fire - Forster

Published: 11 Mar 2021 01:12pm

A dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have extinguished a fire that broke out on a large bus on the corner of Lake and West Street in Forster just after 1pm.

60 passengers managed to safely evacuate at the time of the incident, however the driver was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance for smoke inhalation.

The area has now been rendered safe by on scene firefighters, and the road has been reopened to the public.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

FORSTER Fire Station

22 Lake Street, Forster NSW 2428

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75 Pulteney St Cnr Wynter Street, Taree NSW 2430

WINGHAM Fire Station

22 Farquhar Street, Wingham NSW 2429