JOS Leyland National bus on fire

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Title

JOS Leyland National bus on fire

Description

"Half Way Tree firemen at work yesterday afternoon after this JOS Leyland National Bus caught on fire along Old Hope Road about 12:15 pm. When driver Norman Durrant was alerted by another motorist that there was fire at the back of the bus, the passengers and conductress Gloria Simpson quickly left and bus driver Durrant tried the fire extinguisher, which failed to work. Another bus came on the scene but its extinguisher was also not working. The cause of the fire was not immediately known."

Subject

Buses; Bus lines - Jamaica; Leyland buses; Commuters

Creator

Daily News

Date

19-Jun-1977

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Jamaica Omnibus Services (JOS)

Identifier

D0009779

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Daily News, “JOS Leyland National bus on fire,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed June 15, 2024, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8880.