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.