SC bus driver saves students from school bus fire

- A South Carolina bus driver is being called a hero after a school bus caught fire Tuesday morning. 

The bus caught fire on Main Street in Duncan near the Stribling Funeral Home just after 7 a.m., WHNS-TV reported.

Superintendent Scott Turner with Spartanburg County School District Five tweeted that no one was hurt. Turner said 56 students were on board heading to a local elementary school when the fire broke out.

"Hero!! Ms. Teresa Stroble. She evacuated 56 students in under a minute. God bless her. So grateful for her quick action," Turner tweeted.

The students were loaded onto a replacement bus and taken to school.

The school district is investigating the fire.

The bus involved was manufactured in 1995.

Up Next:


Up Next

  • SC bus driver saves students from school bus fire
  • Mayor caught driving lawn mower on highway with beer in hand
  • Naval hospital employees removed following disturbing photos of newborns
  • Trump, the 'America First' president, addresses UN
  • Dehydrated deer found in damaged Florida Keys home
  • JetBlue Airways offering cheap flights as low as $39
  • Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection
  • Hurricane Maria lashes Dominica, now menaces other islands
  • Three arrested after violence on Georgia Tech's campus
  • Police pursuit of stolen SUV pulling a trailer at high speeds