Prince George’s Co. school bus catches fire (Video)

WASHINGTON — Twenty students from a Prince George’s County school are safe after the bus they were on was engulfed in flames Monday afternoon.

Around 4:45 p.m., a school bus with students from Glenarden Woods Elementary School caught fire in the 9600 block of 51st Avenue in College Park. Everyone on the bus was evacuated safely and no one was hurt, said Prince George’s County Fire & EMS spokesman Mark Brady.

It is not clear what caused the fire, Brady added.

Watch dashcam footage of the bus fire:

Below is a map with the location of the fire:

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