20 January 2012
Firefighters called in after bus hits petrol station
Crew tackle dramatic Hamilton incident
FIREFIGHTERS sped in to action yesterday, after a bus crashed
into a petrol station in Hamilton.
At around 2.30pm, Crews from Hamilton and Easterhouse were
mobiled to Hamilton's Townhead Street, after reports
that a bus had crashed into the forecourt of a petrol station.
Within minutes, firefighters had arrived and quickly ensure that
all member of the public and petrol station staff were accounted
One man was taken to Hairmyers Hospital by Ambulance suffering
from head injuries, while firefighters on the scene worked to
ensure that the petrol pumps and the electricity supply were
Crews then worked with colleagues from Scottish Gas to confirm
that there was no immediate danger from the gas supply and, in
conjunction with Building Control and colleagues in Strathclyde
Police, brought the incident to a safe conclusion.