CHICAGO (CBS) — A school bus with “a few” students on board was destroyed when it caught fire on the near West Side Friday morning.Parents Of Michigan School Shooter Arrested And Charged After Manhunt
Ed Peterson, the owner of Falcon Bus Company, believes an electrical shortage under the hood of the bus caused the fire.
He said there were “a few kids on the bus,” but all were evacuated immediately.READ MORE: City Colleges of Chicago Creates Scholarship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Timuel Black
No smoke was inside the bus while children were on board.
A new bus will continue the route while the one that was on fire will be towed.MORE NEWS: 2 Killed, 6 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
Firefighters were pouring water on the charred bus as of 7 a.m. at Ashland and 14th Street.