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Friendship Elementary School bus catches fire Wednesday morning

A bus carrying 40 students of Friendship Elementary School caught fire around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday on Route 516 in Codorus Township. Witnesses helped the bus driver safely remove all 40 kids from the burning bus.

The cause of the fire is being described as a mechanical failure and the Southern School District bus is a total loss. All the students have been taken to the school where they will be evaluated by the nurse as a precaution.

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3 Comments to “Friendship Elementary School bus catches fire Wednesday morning”

    Concerned Parent said:
    February 13, 2013 at 1:43 PM

    Thank you to all the witnesses and the bus driver that helped getting the kids safely off the bus.

    friendship student said:
    February 13, 2013 at 4:16 PM

    glad they are okay

    A Sixth Grader said:
    February 13, 2013 at 4:25 PM

    I was there,as a student.Helping the little kids off the bus. My backpack,my violin,and my lunch are burned and unrecoverable.

    Glad everyone is okay.

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