School Bus Catches Fire; No Injuries

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BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus has caught fire on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Beltsville, but no injuries have been reported.

Prince George’s County fire officials say the fire happened about 10:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the parkway near the Powder Mill Road exit. Officials say about 30 eighth-grade students from a northwest Washington school were aboard the bus for a field trip.

The bus was evacuated and no injuries were reported.

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