Bus catches fire outside Paddington Station

The London Fire Brigade is seen attending a blaze this morning (August 13) just outside Paddington station.

The engine of the number 27 bus caught fire at the rear of the vehicle causing a small but wild inferno shocking onlookers.

The incident happened at around 6 am this morning while many people were on their way to work.

Praed Street, near Paddington station, was closed by the emergency services until the fire was contained. The bus was eventually towed away and the road reopened soon after.

London Fire Brigade said: "There were no injuries reported."