Topic : bus fires

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Greyhound driver saves passengers before fire engulfs bus

Motorcoach| December 4, 2018

The bus fire caused a traffic jam on Oakland, California's eastbound I-580 and prompted the closure of the freeway.

Police stop NJ Transit bus after catching fire

Bus| January 5, 2017

The driver, who told police he was recently diagnosed with diabetes and hadn’t eaten all day, was conscious but unresponsive when the bus was stopped. 

Bus| October 16, 2014

Exclusive: Bus Fires- Best Practices for Reducing the Risk

SP Fire Research is leading the way for more effective fire suppression systems by establishing a certification process and test method for testing fire suppression systems against known fire threats and environmental conditions specific to bus engine environments.
Bus| July 22, 2014

Most Calif. bus crash victims died of smoke inhalation, coroner says

Most of the victims killed in a fiery crash in Northern California between a college-bound bus and a FedEx freight truck in April survived the initial impact, only to die from smoke inhalation as a fire tore through the carriage.
Motorcoach| August 8, 2011

Fire Suppression System

The FireCaddy Fire Suppression System is designed for on-the-spot fire-fighting capabilities, allowing a driver or individual to extinguish a threatening fire before emergency help arrives.
Bus| November 10, 2009

Bringing Bus Fire Incidents to the Forefront

Because there is no centralized database to record the number of bus fires annually in the U.S., many incidents go unreported and the transit industry misses an opportunity to create best practices and preventive measures.

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