WATCH: Video shows London bus on fire on Finchley Road

PUBLISHED: 17:22 14 August 2017 | UPDATED: 09:08 15 August 2017

A security guard bravely attempts to put out the fire Picture: Alex Hoods/PA

A security guard bravely attempts to put out the fire Picture: Alex Hoods/PA


This shocking video shows a London bus on fire outside Finchley and Frognal station.

The double decker was evacuated and fortunately nobody was injured,

The London fire brigade were called at 7.25pm on August 13and two fire engines arrived on the scene 10 minutes later. The 113 bus had just departed the O2 centre on Finchley Road and was heading towards its final destination of Edgware Road before it was forced to pull up.

The video shows a security guard risking his own life as he attempted to exstuingish the fire himself shortly before a minor explosion.

The A41 was shut both ways so that emergency services could clear the scene and recover the burning bus.

A Transport for London spokeswoman said: “There were no injuries sustained by the passengers or driver and investigations as to the cause of the incident are under way.”

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