One patient assessed after bus fire on Wearing Road, North Maclean

Heat: A bus caught fire at North Maclean. Photo: Gabriel Ellis

Heat: A bus caught fire at North Maclean. Photo: Gabriel Ellis

A bus fire sent plumes of black smoke into the air at North Maclean this afternoon.

One patient was assessed by paramedics after the bus blaze on Wearing Road.

One passenger was on board at the time of the fire.

One Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crew was sent to the scene about 2.30pm.

Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics assessed one patient at the scene, but no further treatment was required.

A Trankslink spokesman said the bus was servicing the 540 route from Beaudesert to Browns Plains.

The fire also cancelled the 547 route from Browns Plains to Woodridge.

Read more local news here