A bus caught fire on Wednesday afternoon on the A1, in the direction of Luxembourg, impacting traffic.
An image sent early on by one of our readers shows smoke billowing from the bus. The interior was reduced to ashes. Emergency services and Grand Ducal police are on site. The highway was totally blocked. At 4pm, there was reportedly 3km of traffic.
The police advised motorists to take the Potaschberg exit on the A1 and to take the N1 towards Luxembourg.
The bus was stationary and blocking one lane. 14 children and two teachers were on the bus, but they were evacuated before the fire broke out, and transported to safety on another bus. No injuries have been reported.