The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

School Bus Catches Fire

Six Whitehall students, driver safe


December 7, 2016

Melissa Jenkins

There were no injuries reported after a school bus fire near Whitehall.

There were some anxious moments last Friday morning for students, parents, and Whitehall School Officials.

According to Whitehall Superintendent of Schools John Sullivan, the school was notified before the start of school that one of their busses had caught fire. Sullivan said they were informed of the fire by parents who had seen the bus, and also through being in communication with the bus radio.

Whitehall Volunteer Fire Chief Jeremy Ward said the department was paged to the fire at 7:58 a.m. and was on scene at 8:03 a.m. He said two Whitehall trucks and four fighters responded to fire...

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