Alabama Students Safely Evacuated From Burning Bus

 Thursday, February 18, 2016

 FOX10 News

A Mobile County Public Schools bus caught fire this afternoon near North University Boulevard at Overlook Road. Students were evacuated from the bus. Mobile Fire-Rescue reports there were no injuries. All 15 Scarborough Middle School students who were on board the burning bus were transferred to another bus to complete their journey home, according to Mobile County Public Schools. Wednesday evening, FOX10 news spoke to 11-year-old Ja’Kira Ballard, who was on board and ran to safety. “We [students] were sitting and talking," Ja’Kira recalled. "That’s when a boy said, ’What’s that smell?’