School bus fire halts traffic on Chatham Pkwy

Published: Aug. 11, 2014 at 2:08 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 10, 2014 at 1:48 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Metro Police halted traffic in all lanes at Chatham Parkway and Mersey Way Monday morning, just west of Ogeechee Road, due to an empty school bus that caught fire at the intersection.

Officials say southbound traffic on Chatham Pkwy has now reopened from Police Memorial Drive. However, northbound traffic is still halted at Ogeechee Road.

Savannah Fire has responded to the scene. No children were on board at the time and no injuries were reported.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area if at all possible or expect delays.

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