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Burnt bus taken to LTA for further inspection, no casualties

The “DEE CEES” bus that caught fire at 2 pm yesterday while on its way to Suva with 10 passengers on board is now at Land Transport Authority’s Valelevu for further inspections. The incident took place opposite the Courts Fiji Ltd outlet at Samabula on Ratu Mara Road. Police Spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu informed Newswire that there […]

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March 6, 2016 4:07 pm

The “DEE CEES” bus that caught fire at 2 pm yesterday while on its way to Suva with 10 passengers on board is now at Land Transport Authority’s Valelevu for further inspections.

The incident took place opposite the Courts Fiji Ltd outlet at Samabula on Ratu Mara Road.

A Dee Cee's bus that caught fire along Ratu Mara Rd, Samabula. Source: Monil Veeran/Facebook.
A Dee Cee’s bus that caught fire along Ratu Mara Road in Samabula. Source: Monil Veeran/Facebook.

Police Spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu informed Newswire that there were no casualties as the passengers were cleared away by the Police at the scene.

Dee Cee’s Bus Limited General Manager, Mr.Temo Vakacegu Chand told Newswire that the bus is currently being inspected at LTA in Valelevu.

The bus is currently at LTA and they’re inspecting the bus to see the cause of the fire

Police are also investigating the incident and no charges have been laid.

The National Fire Authority and Police Forensic staff are also inspecting the burnt bus to determine the cause of fire.

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The burnt Dee Cee’s bus being towed from Ratu Mara Rd, Samabula. Source: Monil Veeran/Facebook.

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