Fire Engulfs School Bus Carrying Campers

Everyone on board the bus made it out safely

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    A fire engulfed a school bus carrying New Jersey campers at a parking lot Wednesday, officials say. (Published Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014)

    A fire engulfed a school bus carrying New Jersey campers at a parking lot Wednesday, officials say.

    It's not clear what sparked the fire, which appears to have started inside a back tire and spread to the back of the bus at Frank D. Zaccaria Memorial Park in West Paterson.

    The campers were all able to get out safely and firefighters got the fire under control within 20 minutes, officials said.

    It's not clear how many campers were on the bus at the time of the fire. Their ages weren't known.

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