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School bus driver saves 5 children from fire in Davie

Bus driver rescues children from school bus fire in Davie
Bus driver rescues children from school bus fire in Davie

DAVIE, Fla. – A school bus driver rescued a group of children when the bus caught on fire on Thursday afternoon in Davie, police said.

The fire started in the back of the bus while the driver was on State Road 84 East near Hiatus Road, according to Sarah Andeara, a spokeswoman for the Davie Police Department.

“The driver quickly pulled the school bus over and evacuated 5 children,” Andeara wrote in a news release.

Davie Fire Rescue personnel extinguished the flames while police officers temporarily blocked traffic. No one was injured

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Children escape school bus fire in Davie
Children escape school bus fire in Davie

About the Authors:

Terrell Forney joined Local 10 News in October 2005 as a general assignment reporter. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, but a desire to escape the harsh winters of the north brought him to South Florida.

Roy Ramos joined the Local 10 News team in 2018. Roy is a South Florida native who grew up in Florida City. He attended Christopher Columbus High School, Homestead Senior High School and graduated from St. Thomas University.