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Manassas school bus fire leads to no injuries

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A school bus with several children on board caught fire in Manassas on Thursday morning, fire officials say, but no injuries are reported.

Four students and a driver were on the bus at the time. (Photo: WJLA)

Prince William County Fire officials say the bus caught fire at about 6:50 a.m. in the 10400 block of Butterfield Street in Manassas. Four special-needs students and a driver were on the bus at the time.

When the driver smelled smoke, which turned out to be a fire in the engine compartment, the bus was evacuated. The students were transferred to another bus.

The fire is still under investigation.

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