NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - A school bus caught on fire Thursday morning in the 5600 block of Dorchester Road.
The bus carrying Military Magnet Academy students hit a pole in the parking area of the Eden Oak shopping center after picking up children in the lot. The driver on scene said it began with a small spark and lots of smoke.
A Durham School Services mechanic determined the collision caused afire to start on the front left side of the exterior of the bus according to Charleston County School District spokesman Andy Pruitt.
No students on the bus at the time of the fire were injured and all were transferred to another bus according to North Charleston Police spokesman Spencer Pryor. The driver also said she was okay.
The North Charleston fire and police departments both responded to the scene.
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