HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point police are investigating a school bus fire they say was intentionally set by a student on board.
It happened Thursday afternoon on Ingram Road. Police said the bus driver reported a small fire on a Southern Guilford school bus. The driver put out the fire using an extinguisher.
Police said a 16-year-old girl intentionally started the fire by stuffing an unknown but flammable substance into a soda bottle.
Officials said a 15-year-old girl suffered burns and was taken to a nearby hospital by her mother.
Charges are expected to be filed by juvenile petition. Police aren't releasing more information about the suspect because she is a juvenile.