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Empty burning school bus careens down highway, no injuries

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 00:40

May 21 - Amateur video captures the moment an empty school bus engulfed in massive flames almost careens into a fire truck. Mana Rabiee reports.

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That's a school bus totally engulfed in flames near St. Paul, Minnesota. Thankfully, no children were on board. Officials say the driver of the bus was exiting a freeway Tuesday afternoon when he smelled smoke. He pulled over and was able to get out safely. It could have been a close call. The bus was on its way to pick up students from a private elementary school. Police think the fire started in the engine compartment but are still investigating the cause of the blaze.

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Empty burning school bus careens down highway, no injuries

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 00:40