Monday, 1 September 2008

Fire in OC Transpo Bus.....Again

Fire destroys OC Transpo bus
Fire destroys OC Transpo bus
Liam Casey, The Ottawa Citizen
Published: Monday, September 01, 2008

OTTAWA - A fire at OC Transpo's main depot left one bus completely destroyed and damaged the main building.

The fire began in the bus, which was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at 7:08 p.m. The fire extended to a small portion of the adjacent building at 1500 St. Laurent Boulevard. Firefighters had it extinguished by 7:35 p.m.

No injuries were reported. Damage is estimated at $650,000 to the bus and $150,000 to the building. Twenty seven firefighters and 11 fire vehicles attended the blaze.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Blogger's comment: This is the second fire in an OC Transpo bus in a week. What's going on with our buses? Are we safe?

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