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Florida school bus driver evacuates students minutes before bus went up in flames

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Caught on camera -- a school bus goes up in flames.

Minutes earlier, it was full of children.

The bus driver in Cape Coral, Florida says she was in the middle of her route Wednesday morning when she smelled fumes. She pulled over and quickly evacuated the 20 students on board. Now she's being hailed as a hero.

Fire officials are still investigating the cause, but believe a mechanical failure in the engine could be to blame.

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