You can now read 10 articles a month for free. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

School bus catches fire on Route 3 in Plymouth; no injuries reported

A Pembroke Public Schools bus apparently caught fire with students on board while on Route 3 North, north of Exit 5 in Plymouth, State Police said. No injuries were reported.

State Police said smoke was detected on the bus, but they were unsure why, said Lieutenant Daniel G. Richard, a State Police spokesman.

Continue reading below

A second school bus was requested to take the children to their final destinations.

State Police and the Plymouth Fire Department are currently investigating.

No further information was immediately available.

Lauren Dezenski can be reached at lauren.dezenski@globe.com
Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week