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School Mini-Bus Catches Fire On Route 17

Firefighters doused the fire aboard the school bus on Route 17 in Paramus.
Firefighters doused the fire aboard the school bus on Route 17 in Paramus. Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE

Paramus firefighters doused a small blaze on a school mini-bus on Route 17 late Thursday afternoon.

No children were aboard the bus when the interior fire broke out on the southbound highway near Midland Avenue.

The driver wasn't injured.

Police also responded along with a Bergen County Hazardous Materials Unit, which cleaned up a diesel fuel spill.

Boyd A. Loving took the photos and contributed to this account.

Route 17 traffic wasn't affected.

Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE

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