School bus fire in Esopus

The Daily Freeman has the story (and some heart-stopping photos):

ST. REMY — Three students and the driver escaped a school bus fire Tuesday afternoon on Union Center Road in this town of Esopus hamlet, according to the St. Remy fire chief.

Michael Litts said the fire was reported about 4 p.m., and the engine compartment, at the rear of the vehicle, was “fully involved” when he arrived...