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White County Kids Rescued From Bus Fire

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White County, Tenn--Dozens of students are rescued following a school bus fire on highway 96 near White County Tuesday afternoon.

School leaders say the kids from Cassville Elementary were returning from a field trip to the Discovery Center in Murfreesboro. They say the bus driver noticed smoke coming from the engine and pulled over. The driver and teachers got the kids off the bus before flames destroyed the vehicle.

School leaders say a total of 100 kindergarteners and first graders took two buses for the trip. Another bus was called in to pick up the kids, who were not hurt.