School bus fire reported; students safely evacuated
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.