No students injured as school bus catches fire in Seminole County

3 Endeavour School students were on board

A Seminole County school bus caught on fire on State Road 417 on April 13, 2021. (Seminole County Fire Rescue)

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – No students were injured Tuesday afternoon when the school bus they were on caught fire, according to district officials.

The fire happened on State Road 417 and was extinguished by about 2:20 p.m.

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A Seminole County Public Schools spokesperson said three Endeavour School students and two others were on board at the time of the fire.

The bus pulled over when smoke became visible and was safely evacuated. No one was injured.

Parents of two of the students picked them up from the scene while the other was transported by back up transportation provided by SCPS.

The cause of the fire hasn’t been released.