Middle school students evacuated from tour bus fire - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Middle school students evacuated from tour bus fire

Route 8 NB between State Route 303, Boston Heights Route 8 NB between State Route 303, Boston Heights
Route 8 NB between State Route 303, Boston Heights Route 8 NB between State Route 303, Boston Heights
RICHFIELD, OH (WOIO) -

A tour bus full of Massillon students caught fire on the highway in Boston Heights on Tuesday.

The bus burst into flames on Route 8 NB between State Route 303 and the Ohio Turnpike around 8:30 a.m.

There were about five dozen Jackson Memorial eighth graders on the bus at the time. They were headed to Cedar Point.

According to police the fire started near the battery on the passenger side. The driver noticed smoke and pulled over.

No one was injured.

The district sent two local school buses to pick up the kids up and finish their trip.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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