• 6 burning bus fires put out near Leesburg


    LEESBURG, Fla. - WFTV has learned there were about six coach buses on fire in what appears to be a bus lot in Lake County near Leesburg Tuesday afternoon.

    The scene is off of Airway Road.

    Lake County Fire officials said personnel were dispatched to a vehicle fire, and when they arrived, four 45-foot tour buses were on fire. The fire then spread to two more buses.

    There is no word yet on the cause of the fire. Officials said the buses were stationary at the time.

    Fire personnel have mostly put out the fires Tuesday evening.

    The buses belong to a coach bus business nearby.

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