Bus carrying Bourne students catches fire


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BOURNE, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – A school bus carrying Bourne Public School students reportedly caught on fire Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Bourne Fire Department, firefighters received the call regarding the fire around 2:52 p.m.

When firefighters arrived on scene, the bus was 30 to 40 percent involved.

The bus driver of a First Student bus said she reportedly heard a "pop" and pulled over. All of the students exited the bus and no injuries were reported.

Fire officials said the fire originated in the engine compartment.

Crews had cleared the scene by 3:49 p.m.