Bus fire under investigation in Cherokee County

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. – An investigation is underway after a school bus caught on fire on County Road 34 and Hwy 411 N in Cherokee County.

Authorities received a 911 call around 3:24 p.m. Thursday.

There were 16 students and a driver on board at the time of  the fire. All passengers were able to escape without injury.

Authorities with the Cherokee County EMA confirmed the bus was totally destroyed.

Google Map for coordinates 34.102627 by -85.534512.

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