School bus goes up in flames in East Tennessee

(Courtesy: WATE via John Daining)
(Courtesy: WATE via John Daining)

ALCOA, Tenn. (WATE) – A school bus caught on fire in Alcoa, Tenn. Monday morning near Duncan Station Road and Upton.

Alcoa City Schools students were able to get off the bus and are safe at school. Another bus came to the scene and transported the students.

Firefighters tried to control the flames, however the bus was destroyed.

(Courtesy: WATE via John Daining)
(Courtesy: WATE via John Daining)

The Alcoa Fire Department believes the fire started in the engine. The bus number was 47E.

There is no more information at this time.

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