Bus with high school football players catches fire in Oregon

Bus with high school football players catches fire in Oregon

Bus with high school football players catches fire in Oregon

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by Evan Sernoffsky, kgw.com staff

NWCN.com

Posted on September 5, 2013 at 5:39 PM

PORTLAND – A bus carrying the Junior Varsity football team for Central Catholic High School caught on fire on Highway 26 westbound near the Jefferson Street on ramp Thursday evening.

Portland Fire & Rescue responded and worked to extinguish the flames right around 5 p.m. There were no reported injuries on the bus which is a Blue Star charter bus.

The bus was transporting the Junior Varsity football team from Central Catholic High School en route to play Sheldon High School at Hillsboro Stadium.

The game was scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

An official at Central Catholic said another bus was en route to pick up the team so they could still play in the game.

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