Fire On Texas School Bus Sends 18 Children To Hospital

HOUSTON (January 31, 2013)—Eighteen children were taken to a Houston-area hospital as a precaution after a small fire erupted Thursday morning in a school bus.

The fire broke out as students were being taken to Northwest Preparatory Academy in the Houston suburb of Humble.

Fire Chief Gary Outlaw told the Houston Chronicle the fire was quickly extinguished.

Outlaw says all the children got off the bus safely and no one was hurt.