Ball State bus driver recovering after bus fire

MUNCIE, Ind. -- A Ball State bus driver is recovering after his bus caught on fire on I-69.

The bus was completely engulfed in flames and smoke just seconds after.

The bus driver was able to get out safely.

"He was pretty fortunate because another minute or two down the highway and he may not have been able to see where he was at. He could have been in a ditch or something like that," said a witness.

Fire officials say the bus is a total loss.

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