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School Bus Fire in Florida, Hero Driver Safely Evacuates Kids

A fire broke out yesterday in the engine of a Broward County School Bus while 16 students were on board, reported the South Florida Sun Sentinel.



The incident took place around 4 p.m. on Jan. 31, in Tamarac, Florida. The students were being transported home from Nova Blanche Forman Elementary School.

When thick black smoke started to be visible at the front of the school bus, the driver safely got all of the students evacuated to a nearby parking lot, according to the article.

No injuries were reported and the quick actions by the bus driver were called heroic. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.



 

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