Knoxville Fire Department extinguished a school bus fire early Monday after a mechanical issue caused the mostly empty bus to catch fire.
KFD responded to a reported school bus fire on South Northshore Drive near Rocky Hill Baptist Church.
There were no students on board the bus at the time of the incident. The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported by KFD.
The cause of the fire was a mechanical issue with the brakes.
KFD responded to report of a school bus on fire this morning at North Shore. There were no students on board the bus at the time of the incident. The cause of the fire was a mechanical issue with the brakes. KFD extinguished the fire quickly with no injuries reported.— Knoxville Fire (@KnoxvilleFire) January 28, 2019