By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– Three people, including two kids, escaped a school bus fire Thursday morning on the Near West Side.

Neighbors spotted the fire just before 9 a.m. at 13th Street near Damen Avenue.

The driver and two kids were on the bus at the time of the fire and got out safely.

Mechanical issues are believed to have started the fire.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff