School bus catches fire in Kansas City

May 02, 2017 - 4:39 pm

A school bus carying children in the Kansas City Public School district caught fire this afternoon around 4:15pm in the 3500 block of 55th Street.

Someone called 911 and told dispatchers that a school bus was on fire and students were being evacuated from that bus.

As KMBC's NewsChopper 9 flew overhead, a group of children could be seen standing a safe distance away as firefighters doused the bus.

No word yet on any injuries.


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