School Bus Catches Fire in Norwalk

Firefighters were called to the intersections of Ely and Lexington avenues in Norwalk after a school bus caught fire Thursday morning, according the Norwalk Fire Department.

Norwalk firefighters said everyone made it off the bus safely before flames engulfed the front end around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Two companies from South Norwalk responded.

News 12 Connecticut reports that about half a dozen children were on board when the fire broke out. No one was hurt and a van brought the students the rest of the way to school.

It's not clear what sparked the fire.

No additional information was immediately available.

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