|Published:||Dec 05, 2013 9:11 AM EST|
|Updated:||Dec 05, 2013 9:39 AM EST|
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office has confirmed 18 students from Lehigh Middle School were on a school bus when it caught fire at East 6th Street and Columbus Avenue.
The fire apparently started in the air conditioning unit.
Eighteen students from Lehigh Middle School and the bus driver were evacuated.
WINK News has a crew on the way to the scene and will update this story as soon as more information becomes available.
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