Transport for London (TfL) said it will investigate after an electric double decker bus caught fire in Wimbledon yesterday.

Three fire engines and around 15 firefighters attended the scene at Wimbledon Hill Road in south west London after services were called shortly after 7:20am yesterday (January 11)

The bus was evacuated and the incident was over at around 10:30pm, according to London Fire Brigade.

London Fire Brigade said a 25-metre cordon was put in place as a precaution and road closures were in place.

There were no reported injuries.

Tom Cunnington, TfL’s head of buses business development, told PA news agency: “Safety is our top priority and we are working with the operator, London General, and the bus manufacturer, Switch, to investigate what happened.”