Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Students Evacuated from Overheated Bus and Transferred to Another Bus at Euclid Ave and Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:38 PM Wednesday to a report of a school bus fire that turned out to be an overheated engine at Euclid Avenue and Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights, IL. Firefighter/paramedics received a report that police were on the scene reporting that steam was coming from a under the hood of a school bus.

Students were evacuated from the bus before firefighters arrived, and a backup bus immediately picked up the students and continued the route.

Firefighters checked the engine for unusual heat with a thermal imaging camera. Hillside Towing was hired by the school bus company to tow the vehicle to a maintenance garage.

No injuries were reported.

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