Bus catches fire in Wantagh

Officials tell News 12 the fire was due to a mechanical failure and no rescue was needed. (7/11/14)

WANTAGH - A bus caught fire in Wantagh on Friday morning.

Police received a call just before 10 a.m. about a fire that broke out on a bus located on Jones Avenue and Wilmarth Place.

Officials tell News 12 the fire was due to a mechanical failure and no rescue was needed.

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Police say no one was hurt. They say the kids who were on board had just gotten off to go to their day camp when the fire broke out.

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