School busses catch fire at Englewood Elementary School

Tuscaloosa County Schools. (Source: WBRC video)
Tuscaloosa County Schools. (Source: WBRC video)
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 9:42 AM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Two busses were damaged by a fire at Englewood Elementary School in Tuscaloosa County.  

According to Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue, power lines had fallen and draped across the busses .They were both fully involved in the fire when Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue and Englewood Hulls VFD responded to the scene at 6:30pm.

The fire did not reach the school building.

Tuscaloosa County Schools released a message that said in part, “As of 8:10 pm, power is partially off to the school, but we expect for power to be restored by the morning. We do not expect any change to our normal school start time. If that changes, we will notify you, but we plan for school to begin at the normal start time on Thursday, November 3. Students who ride the two buses that were burned will still receive bus transportation, with no changes to pick up times or locations. We have other buses that can be used for those routes. If there are any changes, we will contact you directly. "

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