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School bus catches fire in Terrell County

TERRELL CO., GA (WALB) -

A Terrell Academy school bus caught fire Tuesday morning on Highway 520, officials said.

Chief Edward Harvey confirmed the engine of Bus #97-101 caught fire around 7:30 a.m. No students were on board the bus. The driver was able to put the fire out using a fire extinguisher.

Chief Harvey said the engine overheated sparking the fire. The bus is being towed to the shop to be repaired.

School officials were not immediately available for comment.

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