TWO buses burst into flames at a depot prompting staff to take emergency action. 

A fire engulfed the vehicles at the First Bus site on Cathcart Road in the early hours of this morning. 

Workers were seen scrambling to to try to move other motors parked nearby as the blaze ripped through the buses. 

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No one was hurt during the incident and an investigation has now been launched to determine the cause. 

Duncan Cameron, operations director for First Glasgow, said: “I can confirm that a fire has occurred at Caledonia depot last night, which resulted in damage to two vehicles. 

"Full credit to our operations and engineering team on site for their swift reactions to ensure that the fire was contained and no one was injured.

"A huge thanks to the Scottish Fire Service who were in attendance and quickly contained the blaze.  An investigation is underway to establish the root cause of the incident.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were alerted at 12.26 am on Wednesday, March 24, to reports of a bus on fire within a bus depot on Cathcart Road, Glasgow.

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“Operations Control mobilised two appliances to the scene where two double decker buses were alight.

“Firefighters extinguished the fire and left after ensuring the area was made safe.

“There were no reported casualties.”