DUNCAN, SC - A South Carolina bus driver is being called a hero after a school bus caught fire Tuesday morning.
The bus caught fire on Main Street in Duncan near the Stribling Funeral Home just after 7 a.m., WHNS-TV reported.
Superintendent Scott Turner with Spartanburg County School District Five tweeted that no one was hurt. Turner said 56 students were on board heading to a local elementary school when the fire broke out.
"Hero!! Ms. Teresa Stroble. She evacuated 56 students in under a minute. God bless her. So grateful for her quick action," Turner tweeted.
Hero!! Ms. Teresa Stroble. She evacuated 56 students in under a minute. God bless her. So grateful for her quick action pic.twitter.com/n3PYAHmgKX— Scott Turner (@STSpart5) May 9, 2017
The students were loaded onto a replacement bus and taken to school.
The school district is investigating the fire.
The bus involved was manufactured in 1995.