A Michigan bus driver sprang into action and did everything right when a fire broke out on the vehicle during the trip to school Wednesday morning, officials said.
Twenty students were evacuated from the bus destined for Forest Hills Northern Middle School and High School around 7:25 a.m. when the driver smelled smoke, WZZM-TV reported. After the kids were off, the bus burst into flames.
The end result of the bus fire. No on was injured. (Image source: WZZM/Facebook)
"She handled it on scene very well," the school district's supervisor of transportation Darryl Hofstra told MLive of the bus driver who has worked for the school for two years.
A spokesperson for the district told WZZM the cause of the fire is being investigated and the determination will be used to evaluate other buses owned by the district. They are still investigating what happened but for now think it was an electrical glitch.
The incident occurred while students where being picked up from the Forest Hills Aquatic Center in Grand Rapids Township.
Watch WZZM's report with footage of the steaming bus:
Take a look at more photos of the scorched bus on MLive.