Students evacuated after Jonesboro school bus fills with smoke

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro school bus had to be evacuated Thursday afternoon after a mechanical issue.

It happened Thursday afternoon near Highland Drive and Rains Street.

Crews on the scene told Region 8 News the bus had a mechanical issue causing it to fill with smoke. The students were safely evacuated and loaded onto another bus.

The bus involved was a Jonesboro Public School District bus with the number 8-8-44.

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