Lecco, bus with 25 children catches fire in the tunnel: the driver saves them

Lecco, bus with 25 children catches fire in the tunnel: the driver saves them

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Lecco, bus with 25 children catches fire in the tunnel: the driver saves them

They were going to Livigno for a oratory summer camp the 25 children aboard thebus that caught fire this morning, shortly after 9, inside the Fiumelatte gallery, along the state road 36 that connects Lecco to Valtellina, near Varenna.

The kids from Lipomo (Como) were save yourself thanks within the timelydriver, which he managed to get them all down before the vehicle was devoured by the flames. To cause the flames, perhaps, the burst of a tire. They intervened on the spot 5 fire brigade teams of Lecco and Bellano to put out the fire and move the bus to a safe area.

Three motorists, who followed the bus, would remain slightly intoxicated. The state 36, reports the Corriere della Sera, remained closed to allow the tunnel cleaning and safety operations to be carried out and traffic was diverted to Abbadia Lariana along provincial road 72.