VIDEO: Fire destroys school bus, students safe

(Courtesy: WATE via John Daining)

ALCOA, Tenn. (WATE) – A school bus caught on fire in Tennessee Monday morning near Duncan Station Road and Upton.

(Courtesy: John Daining)
(Courtesy: John Daining)

Alcoa City Schools students were able to get off the bus and are safe at school. Another bus came to the scene and transported the students.

Firefighters tried to control the flames, however the bus was destroyed.

The Alcoa Fire Department believes the fire started in the engine. The bus number was 47E.

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