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School bus catches fire with elementary students on board

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – News Leader 9 has confirmed with the Muscogee County School District that a school bus caught fire Tuesday afternoon.

We are told bus #432 caught fire at Talbotton Road and 13th Street shortly after departing from Hannan Elementary.

School officials tell us, no one was injured in the blaze.

About 60 elementary students were on the bus at the time of the fire.

The driver was able to get students off the bus after it stopped operating and the engine started smoking. 

It is not known at this time what caused the fire.

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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