FIREFIGHTERS rushed to Dudley bus station this afternoon (Thursday, April 6) after a double-decker caught fire.

Two fire engines from Dudley and Tipton attended the incident just after 3.15pm, the first arriving within five minutes of being mobilised.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Fire Service said: "The vehicle was parked at the terminal, and the fire was on the top deck of the bus, causing damage to multiple seats. 

"Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are using a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

"No one has been injured in the incident".

A spokesperson for National Express West Midlands, said: "A National Express West Midlands double-decker bus was involved in an incident at Dudley bus station this afternoon, where the bus was damaged by a fire.

"West Midlands Fire Service attended the scene and we will of course work with them to carry out a full investigation.

"We apologise to any of our customers whose journeys have been delayed as a result of the incident."