Investigation launched after bus carrying kids bursts into flames

A bus carrying over 40 kids coming home from camp in San Antonio, Texas, went up in flames, and everyone made it out although six suffered from smoke inhalation.
1:44 | 07/19/19

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Transcript for Investigation launched after bus carrying kids bursts into flames
We turn to that frightening scene in Texas. A bus carrying dozens of kids home from camp goes up in flames. Yes, we're talking fully engulfed and can tell you everybody made it out but six kids had to be treated at the scene. ABC's Marcus Moore in Dallas with the latest on this investigation, good morning to you, on this scary scene, was it, Marcus? Reporter: Yeah, T.J., very scary talking about kid, dozens of them between 12 and 15 years old on board this bus when the fire started and they had just moments to get off safely. This morning, new terrifying video shows massive flames engulfing a charter bus carrying more than 40 children from a Texas church on their way home from summer camp in San Antonio. Witnesses say soon after getting on the road they felt the bus start to shake. They smelled smoke and melting rubber then an urgent scramble to get off. All the girls were drying and freaking out and made me freak out more. Reporter: Everyone got out in time. A passerby recording this terrifying cell phone video that captures the initial flames leaping from underneath the bus as chaperones quickly get the children away from the inferno, the bus erupt the. As soon as we got there and were safe like the fire just like engulfed the bus. And it was pretty quickly. It was engulfed in flames. Reporter: Thick, black smoke filling the air as children looked on while it's unclear what caused the fire. Some church officials believe it was an engine issue. And emergency crews treated six kids for non-life-threatening injuries and we can report thankfully all are okay and the investigation into what started this fire is still on. Cecilia. We are glad they are okay this morning. Thank you.

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