School bus fire re­ported; stu­dents safely evac­u­ated

Cherokee County Herald - - NEWS -

Both driver and pas­sen­gers made a safe exit fol­low­ing a school bus fire re­ported on Cherokee County High­way 411 Thurs­day af­ter­noon, April 6. The bus blaze was re­ported around 3:30 p.m.

Spring Creek and McCord’s Cross­roads Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ments re­sponded, re­ports said.

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, the Cherokee County School Bus was trav­el­ing on 411 when the driver smelled some­thing that led to the driver stop­ping the bus at New Bethel Church. The bus was fully in­volved when fire­fight­ers ar­rived.

For­tu­nately, stu­dents were evac­u­ated and an­other bus was called to take them home, re­ports said.

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