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Students safe after school bus catches fire in Tamarac

Incident reported on Sawgrass Expressway near Commercial Boulevard

TAMARAC, Fla. – No injuries were reported Wednesday after a school bus caught fire in Tamarac, authorities said.

The incident was reported shortly before 5:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the Sawgrass Expressway north of Commercial Boulevard.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers said all students were taken off the bus and were OK.

No lanes are blocked on the expressway.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No other details were immediately released.


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