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School Bus With Children On Board Catches Fire On I-57

(STMW) -- A school bus with children on board caught fire Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 57 on the Far South Side.

The bus caught fire in the northbound lanes of I-57 at 107th Street about 2 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight.

Five people — two adults and three children — were taken to Roseland Community Hospital for smoke inhalation, Knight said. Their injuries are thought to be minor.

Knight did not know what caused the bus to catch on fire.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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