Florida Bus Driver Rescued Children From Burning Bus, Kristina Buhrman from Davenport is being hailed a hero Wednesday after safely getting close to 40 student off of a bus before it burst into flames.[fwdevp preset_id=”8″ video_path=”22XaHmOVzpI”]
Kristina Buhrman was driving towards Discovery Academy in Lake Alfred, Florida when she noticed smoke coming from the back of the bus Wednesday morning. She pulled over and evacuated the children moments before the entire bus burst into flames.
In a 911 call that Buhrman made after evacuating the children, the operator can be heard urging the driver not to get back on the bus to retrieve her belongings.
Video of the incident shows the bus on fire with thick, black smoke and all the children walking down the interstate in an orderly fashion.
No injuries or smoke inhalation were reported.