45 Passengers Eccape Death After A Bus Bursts Into Flames On Kisumu-Ahero Highway
Forty five (45) passengers have escaped death after the Guardian Angel bus they were travelling in burst into flames in the Buoye area on the Ahero-Kisumu road on Monday.
The bus was heading to Nairobi from Busia when the incident occurred at about 5.45 am today 2nd May 2022.
The cause of the fire has not been established. However, preliminary findings indicate that the bus rare tire busted sparking the fire which eventually caught the entire bus.
Reporters indicate that the fire started at one of the rear tire after exploding before spreading to the entire bus.
Kisumu county police commander Alphonce Kimathi said the bus was carrying 45 passengers and no casualties were reported.
He said the officers and firefighters rushed to the scene to contain the situation.
No casualties were reported. All the passengers manager to escape before the fire engulfed the hope bus.
“There are no injuries and officers are on the ground,” Kimathi said.
By the time of going to press, the police boss noted that the fighters were still battling out the fire.
Passengers who were evacuated safely were standing along the road in shock as they watch firefighters trying to put out the fire.
Locals who milled around the scene were kept at a distance by the officers.
Kimathi said they have launched an investigation into the incident to establish the cause of the fire.