School Bus Fire on Route 80

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A school bus was on fire on Route 80. Photo by Danielle Esposito.

PARSIPPANY – Parsippany Volunteer Fire District 5 and Pine Brook Fire Department responded to a school bus fire on Route 80 west, just past mile marker 45. The incident was reported approximately 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 9.

The bus was fully engulfed in flames upon the fire departments arrival and members of both fire districts put the fire out very quickly.

It was reported all students aboard were able to get off safely and no injuries were reported.

Parsippany Rescue and Recovery was dispatched to fill air bottles after the incident was cleared.

The highway has reopened to traffic.

State Police has not released any details of the incident at this time. As details are released, Parsippany Focus will update this story.

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