Fire crews at the scene of ‘unknown substance leaked on a bus’ in Barking

PUBLISHED: 15:22 11 October 2018 | UPDATED: 15:28 11 October 2018

Emergency services on the scene in Barking. Picture: Basit Mahmood

Emergency services on the scene in Barking. Picture: Basit Mahmood

Basit Mahmood

Fire crews are currently in Barking town centre after an ‘unknown substance’ leaked from a container on a bus this afternoon.

Passengers on the bus were evacuated following the discovery in London Road, near the Asda supermarket.

A spokeswoman for the London Fire Brigade confirmed an incident was taking place and that they had received a report just before 2.50pm.

There are currently cordons in place.

Emergency services on the scene in Barking. Picture: Basit MahmoodEmergency services on the scene in Barking. Picture: Basit Mahmood

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