Pupils heading to school in Letterkenny this morning had a lucky escape.

Their bus went on fire on the outskirts of the town.

Fortunately nobody was injury and everyone escaped.

Sofia Duffy, a pupil at Letterkenny Secondary School, gave her reaction to our reporter at the scene, Chris Ashmore.

Amongst those with her were Shannon Breslin, Rachel Tann, Emer Cameron, and Katie Wilkinson.

The incident happened just before 8.30 pm near the Thornberry Estate at the Mountain Top on the main Kilmacrennan to Letterkenny Road.

Fire crews rushed to the scene to attend to the smoke engulfed bus.

There was some traffic disruption as a result of the incident.


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