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STA bus transporting OPS students catches fire early Thursday morning

Posted at 12:44 PM, Apr 20, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-20 13:44:35-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A Student Transportation of America (STA) bus that was transporting three Omaha Public Schools students caught fire Thursday morning.

OPS said in an email that a school bus driver's quick actions helped the students escape the smoking bus before it became engulfed in flames.

It happened on Lake Cunningham Road around 7:30 a.m.

The road was temporarily shut down and a replacement bus came to help the students and driver.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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