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Off-duty NYPD officer saves 2 from burning bus

An off-duty NYPD officer is being called a hero this morning after he helped a bus driver and an aide escape a burning bus.  Police say the minibus went up in flames after colliding with a box truck

News 12 Staff

Oct 9, 2015, 3:56 PM

Updated 3,147 days ago

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Off-duty NYPD officer saves 2 from burning bus
An off-duty NYPD officer is being called a hero this morning after he helped a bus driver and an aide escape a burning bus. 
Police say the minibus went up in flames after colliding with a box truck on the LIE near exit 70 in Manorville. 
Off-duty officer Christopher Canale pulled over yesterday afternoon and saved the driver and aide who were trapped inside.
There were no children on the bus.
The aide suffered a minor injury, but no one else was hurt.


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