Five buses destroyed in Thurles fire


Gardaí are investigating a suspected arson attack on a Bus Éireann depot in Co Tipperary last night.

Five buses were destroyed in the blaze, which happened at the depot on Abbey Road in Thurles.

Four of the burnt out buses had been due to be scrapped shortly.

The fifth, which was still in operation, was a school bus.

A similar fire at the depot in November 2008 caused substantial damage to two buses.

Anyone with information about the latest incident is asked to contact Thurles Garda station on 0504 25100