The bus seating and fire suppression supplier will establish a new manufacturing facility, creating more than 240 new jobs.
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.
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.
Charter school operator ILTexas will equip all 16 of its buses with Fogmaker North America’s fire suppression kits.
The agency issues a preliminary report on the fatal fire, but why the school bus driver and student couldn’t escape remains unclear.
Let’s hope that NTSB will eventually be able to shed light on what caused the Iowa school bus fire and what kept the driver and student from escaping. The latter question is extremely troubling.
The New York School Bus Contractors Association presents a new award to First Student’s Bobby DeLee, who evacuated his passengers after smelling smoke.
The engine of the 1995 model bus catches fire about 15 minutes after dropping off students. No students are aboard, and the driver gets out of the bus safely.