Safety

VIDEO: School bus torched by flare

Posted on March 5, 2012

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Maryland State Police have a student in custody who they believe lit a flare on a school bus, causing the bus to burn, ABC 2 News reports.

The incident happened on Monday morning while the bus was on a route. There were 28 students on the bus, and all were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

To read the full story, click here. Below is a video from ABC 2 News of the bus, which sustained substantial damage.

 

Comments ( 4 )
  • BL

     | about 5 years ago

    too bad they can't get the parents to pay for the bus, that's $130k or so they're out of a bus. but thats what insurance is for. the kid should be kicked out of school, s/he could have killed a lot of kids if it wasn't for the cool headed driver. as for the bus..eh just an intertrashinal....

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