Police: 2 children, driver hurt in Fairfield school bus crash

Two children and a school bus driver were taken to the hospital after a crash in Fairfield Tuesday afternoon.
It happened on Mountain Laurel Road near Stroll Rock Common just before 3 p.m.
Police say the bus hit a tree before the engine compartment caught fire.
Four children were on board at the time.
Photo courtesy of the Fairfield Fire Department.
Photo courtesy of the Fairfield Fire Department.
Two of the four children on board suffered cuts and were evaluated at the scene before they were taken to the hospital.
Police helped to keep the fire at bay until firefighters arrived to put out the flames.
"The police department arrived on scene, began to attack the fire with their portable extinguishers, kept it intact to continue some pressure with fire streams," said Assistant Chief Roger Caisse, of the Fairfield Fire Department.
Police are trying to determine what caused the crash.