Bus carrying UConn students goes up in flames in MA

A bus carrying students from the University of Connecticut caught fire in Massachusetts Saturday.

A bus carrying students from the University of Connecticut caught fire in Massachusetts Saturday. (4/19/15)

NORWALK - A bus carrying students from the University of Connecticut caught fire in Massachusetts Saturday.

Students onboard the bus say they were headed toward Boston for a harbor cruise.  

They say they smelled rubber burning, so the bus pulled over on a ramp to the Massachusetts Turnpike in Sturbridge.

Minutes later they heard something explode.

Police say all 52 people on the bus were OK. 

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