BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Monarch Academy school bus caught fire in Baltimore City Thursday afternoon.
Chopper 13 was over the scene of the fire on Loch Raven Boulevard at Cold Spring Lane. According to a statement from Alexis Rice, chief communications officer for The Children’s Guild, the bus was going to its last stop on McClean Boulevard.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Rain Tonight, Record Heat This Weekend
All 20 students who were on the bus at the time of the fire were safely evacuated with no injuries.
The bus driver was treated by paramedics at the scene and then taken to a hospital for smoke inhalation.READ MORE: Crisis Inside The Classroom: Baltimore County Teachers Rally, Demand Change
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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