A snapshot of the bus in flames

Investigation into Mayo bus fire incident

AN investigation is set to take place into the outbreak of a fire on a bus in Mayo earlier today.

The incident occurred on the Glencorrib to Headford road at around 7.30 a.m.

A small number of passengers had disembarked safely before the flames took hold of the vehicle.

Gardai and fire services attended the scene.

The investigation will seek to establish the cause of the blaze.

The road has reopened after being closed for a number of hours.