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School Bus Catches Fire in Mill Creek


      A school bus caught fire as it was dropping off students this morning in Mill Creek.

     The New Castle County fire board said the bus caught on fire at about 7:15 a.m. this morning on McKennans Church Road.

     The Wilmington News Journal reports...that the bus was dropping off students at McKean High School.

     A fire board official says no students were on the bus when authorities were alerted about the fire.

     Firefighters from Mill Creek and Hockessin had the fire under control in 20 minutes. No injures were reported.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.