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Los Angeles School Bus Fire on Freeway Escaped by 23 Students

Los Angeles School Bus Fire on Freeway Escaped by 23 Students

The school bus which caught fire ona Los Angeles freeway near Woodland Hills area on Wednesday. (Officer J. Rodriguez/California Highway Patrol West Valley via AP)

Thursday, 08 March 2018 07:39 AM

A Los Angeles school bus caught fire on a freeway on Wednesday afternoon but all 23 students escaped without injury.

City fire spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said the driver noticed smoke while on U.S. 101 near Woodland Hills, The Associated Press reported.

She said the driver pulled to the freeway shoulder, where four adults helped nearly two dozen kids exit. No injuries were reported.

Television news footage showed the bus engulfed in flames. Westbound lanes were closed while crews doused the fire.

Officials say the bus served a private school.

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