School bus with 16 children onboard catches fire in Tamarac
Bus driver praised for safely evacuating children
TAMARAC, Fla. – A school bus with 16 children onboard caught fire Thursday afternoon in Tamarac, authorities said.
The incident was reported in the area of 8401 NW 61st St.
A Tamarac Fire Rescue spokesperson said the children were being taken home from Nova Eisenhower Elementary School.
Authorities praised the bus driver, calling her a hero for safely evacuating all the children.
No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known.
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