Charter bus carrying kids returning from summer camp catches fire in Blanco County


BLANCO COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A charter bus carrying children from a summer camp caught fire Thursday morning at U.S. Highway 281 and Ranch Road 1323 north of Johnson City, according to the Blanco County News.

The buses were traveling back to San Antonio with campers from Summit Christian Church.

Passengers were offloaded to Johnson City First United Methodist Church while they waited for another bus to take them home, the Blanco County News reports.

Three tour buses were driving in a caravan when one of the buses caught fire. The bus company is believed to be Imperial Bus Company stationed in San Antonio, the Blanco County News reports.

U.S. Highway 281 has been cut down to one lane in each direction. Expect traffic delays as authorities investigate the area.

Bus fire in Blanco County (Photo courtesy: Hill Country City Scanner)

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