A gas-powered bus caught fire while driving in Frýdecko-Místek. It was burnt scrap

The compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered bus caught fire while traveling after 3 pm.

“When the firefighters arrived, the bus was fully engulfed in flames and the safety elements of its tanks located on the roof activated, which ensured the safe release of gas and thus prevented them from disintegrating,” Lukasz Pop said. Moravian-Silesian Fire Brigade.

Firefighters used three jets of water mixed with a foaming agent to extinguish, cool and burn the remaining gas in a controlled manner.

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Three units of firefighters brought the fire under control within ten minutes and it took them another twenty minutes to completely extinguish the fire. “After towing the bus, firefighters cleared the road and it was closed for the duration of the intervention,” Bob said.

Investigators are investigating why the bus caught fire.

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