Bus erupts in flames after high school volleyball team evacuates vehicle on Highway 14 in Acton

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A school bus erupted in flames on the side of Highway 14 in Acton on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, after a high school volleyball team evacuated the vehicle. (Twitter/@riosspaola10 )

A school bus erupted in flames on the side of Highway 14 in Acton on Monday evening after a high school volleyball team evacuated the vehicle.

California Highway Patrol officers responded to the scene at 8:38 p.m. on the 14, near Puritan Mine Road, according to the agency.

Paola Rios, a Golden Valley High School student, said the school's volleyball team was returning home from a game in Palmdale at the time of the incident.


Four patients were being examined by firefighter-paramedics, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

Rios captured video of the bus engulfed in fire and published the footage on Twitter.

The cause of the blaze was unknown.

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