County Durham school bus fire LIVE: Road closed and children evacuated near Barnard Castle

  • Good morning, welcome to this Northern Echo live breaking news blog.
  • The B6278 between Barnard Castle and Eggleston has been closed while police attend a vehicle fire.
  • It has been reported that the vehicle on fire is a bus.
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