Bus in Wyoming County becomes engulfed in flames; 17 students evacuated

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SHELDON, N.Y. (WIVB) — New York State police responded to a bus fire in Wyoming County Tuesday morning.

Shortly before 8 a.m., police found the bus on Maxon Rd., near County Route 20A.

The 30-foot-long bus was carrying 17 students.

The situation began when the bus driver started to see smoke coming from the engine. A burning smell was also noticed.

The students were subsequently evacuated off the bus at a residence on Maxon Rd. No one was injured.

When first responders arrived, the bus became fully engulfed in fire.

The incident is under investigation.

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