Publish Date: 2023/08/29
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Five students and a driver were able to safely exit a school bus after it caught fire Tuesday morning in San Marcos, reports ABC10 News.
San Diego County sheriff’s officials said the events unfolded in the area of Mission Road and Las Posas Road, shortly after 8:00 a.m.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the fire, but the school bus’ back engine became covered in flames.
By the time deputies and firefighters arrived on the scene, the bus driver and five students who were aboard the bus had already evacuated the vehicle without injury.
First responders confirmed no one else was left on the bus, and fire crews were able to extinguish the blaze.
Following the incident, the students were picked up by a different school bus and transported to Twin Oaks High School.
The California Highway Patrol, which regulates motor vehicle incidents involving school buses, is handling an investigation.
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