The rear tire of the bus, owned by Illinois-based Herscher Christian Church, catches fire. The teenagers and adults on board are able to exit unharmed as the fire quickly spreads.
A training event at Stafford County (Va.) Public Schools shows drivers the importance of school bus evacuation training. The concept will come to the NAPT conference this fall.
Eleven-year-old Rocco Arcese of New Jersey tells the driver that the bus smells like burning rubber, and they evacuate. The front of the bus becomes engulfed in flames moments later.
The bus seating and fire suppression supplier will establish a new manufacturing facility, creating more than 240 new jobs.
The bus driver notices smoke coming from the engine compartment while unloading students and evacuates them. No one is on the bus when it catches fire.
Glen and Natalie Klindt say in a newspaper interview that Donald Hendricks was physically unfit to drive the bus that caught fire on Dec. 12, killing him and their daughter, Megan Klindt.
The New York school bus driver notices sparking in the engine compartment, sees smoke and flames, and safely evacuates the students. Police call him a hero.
A fire marshal determines that an electrical malfunction started the fire in the engine of one bus and then spread to four others at Coldspring-Oakhurst CISD.
The state fire marshal is investigating the Wednesday night blaze at Coldspring-Oakhurst’s bus yard, but authorities say no foul play is suspected.
The students and adults, returning from a field trip, evacuated and were not injured. The bus was equipped with lap-shoulder belts.
Speakers from Fogmaker will let attendees know what they can do to protect their school buses and students in the event of a fire.
With a rash of blazes in recent months — one fatal — pupil transportation officials boost inspection and replacement of older buses. Evacuation drills and fire suppression also come into focus.
A Pennsylvania school district’s bus garage catches fire, destroying 16 buses and damaging others that are parked nearby. No one is injured, but classes are canceled the day after.