Fire destroys BCSC school bus on route near Ogilville

Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

Bartholomew Consolidated Schools are reporting that a school bus caught fire this morning near Ogilville.

Officials say that it was early in the driver’s route and the driver helped both of the students evacuate.

When Bartholomew County deputies arrived on the scene at the intersection of County Roads 550W and 550S after being dispatched at 6:23 a.m. this morning, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames.

Southwest Volunteer firefighters quickly put the fire out. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Deputies took the two children on to school. No one was injured.