23/03/2015

Children Rescued From School Bus Fire

Fifteen children had to be rescued from a school bus after it caught fire in Hertfordshire early on Monday morning.

It is understood that the bus was "well alight" when the fire service was called just before 07:30 am. All fifteen children on the bus were evacuated by the fire service and there were no reports of any injuries.

Bus operator, the Little Bus Company, praised the driver of the school bus, who did "exactly what he should".

"A parent was following the coach and said she couldn't believe how quickly he acted," company owner Jeremy Reese said.

(MH/IT)

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