• School bus catches fire on I-295 near St. Johns Bluff

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    A school bus caught fire on Interstate 295 northbound near St. Johns Bluff Road on Thursday afternoon.

    One lane was closed due to the fire.

    Action News Jax is working to learn more information about who was on the bus. Several witnesses tell us that no children were on the bus at the time of the explosion.

    The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said no one was injured in the fire.

    Duval County Public Schools said the bus had finished its last run of the day and no students were on board. DCPS said preliminary reports indicate that it was a mechanical fire. The bus was operated by Student Transportation of America.

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