About 40 school children had a providential escape as a school bus caught fire on Monday.
The alert children jumped off the bus breaking the window panes. The incident occurred at Kalangi village in Undrajavaram mandal of West Godavair district. The school bus carrying 40 children from Undrajavaram to Tanuku caught fire from the radiator near a petrol bunk at Kalangi village. The bus driver helped the children to come out from the bus. The bus turned into ashes within no time. Shocked by the incidents, students ran from the place. The bus belonged to Sasi Educational institutions of Tanuku. Parents complained that the school management was running old buses ignoring the safety of the children.