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Fire officials investigating empty Ohio bus that burned in fire

Posted: 8:51 AM, May 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-17 13:17:21Z

The Chardon (Ohio) Fire Department is investigating a school bus that was on fire overnight in the district's bus lot.

Shortly after 5 a.m. on Thursday, an employee arrived at 355 Maple Avenue, where the bus lot is located, and noticed a bus had been burned in a fire. 

As a precaution, the fire department extinguished any hot spots. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire, but they said they believe it was set intentionally.

A few other buses were parked nearby the burned bus, but they appeared unscathed.