Firefighters tackled the flames engulfing the single-deck bus at a bus garage on Chelverton Road in Putney on Wednesday.
Twenty people were evacuated from the garage before emergency services arrived on the scene.
A video posted on social media shows the large blaze inside Putney Bus Garage. …
Another London bus on fire this time inside bus garage …..
What the hell is going on with our buses 😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳
Waiting for more info pic.twitter.com/tdIn5XmJuQ
— Ediz (@ediz1975) January 24, 2024
In a message to staff, bus operator Go Ahead said a “precautionary fleet check” of around 380 electric buses is now underway. It added that the “events of this kind that took place inside our premises” on Wednesday “are very rare”.