School buses burn in Sanford

SANFORD, N.C.

Officials said the buses had been parked at the facility since June 8 and were awaiting scheduled summer maintenance.

It appeared a bus parked between the others caught fire and the flames spread to other vehicles on either side. Three buses were a total loss, a fourth was heavily damaged while a fifth had smoke damage.

The cause of the fire was unknown. Officials said the SBI had been called in to investigate.

There were no injuries.

The buses were valued at $100,000 each.

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