Tourist Bus on Fire
Thick plumes of smoke from the fire were seen across the city.RamiRanger /Twitter

A tourist bus has burst into flames in west London.

Five fire engines attended the scene on the A40 Shepherd Bush flyover close to White City.

Thick plumes of smoke were seen by passersby, who reported the incident on Twitter.

The road was closed in both directions and drivers were advised to use alternative routes as the incident caused widespread disruption.

It is not yet known if there are any casualties.