Flames engulfed a Toms River school bus Wednesday morning near Old Freehold Road and Dugan Lane authorities said.

Toms River School Bus fire/photo from TR Police Department
Toms River School Bus fire/photo from TR Police Department
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No students were on board, according to police department spokesman Ralph Stocco.

The driver smelled something burning, pulled over, and exited the bus with an aid.

 

The Pleasant Plains Volunteer Fire Company extinguished the flames.