16 Students and Bus Driver Escape Bus Fire
16 students and the driver manage to make it safely off a burning school bus in Cherokee County. Firefighters responded yesterday afternoon to the school bus fire at New Bethel Church on Highway 411 just east of Centre. Cherokee County Schools Superintendent Mitchell Guice says the older students helped to get the younger students off the burning bus. Thankfully, no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.