Passengers flee bus fire led on M60 in Manchester

Thirty passengers were led to safety from a bus after it caught fire on the M60 motorway in Greater Manchester.

The driver of the double decker noticed the blaze as he was driving between junctions 12 and 13 near Worsley at about 11:10 GMT.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said he pulled on to the hard shoulder and the vehicle was evacuated.

The fire service said it was thought the fire started in a fuel line of the 126 from Leigh to the Trafford Centre.

After the fire was put out, a relief bus was sent to the scene and the passengers were taken to their destination.

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