Firecracker set off in school bus injuring 1 - New York News

Firecracker set off in school bus injuring 1

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - One person was seriously injured on Tuesday when a firecracker went off inside a school bus traveling through Flatbush, Brooklyn.

Eleven people aboard the bus carrying students from the Brooklyn Dreams Charter School were taken to local hospitals to be checked out. Five people were treated at the scene.

Firefighters and police responded to the intersection of Ocean Ave. and Dorchester Rd. at about 7:22 a.m.

The bus company reported that as many as two children set off the firecracker, according to Department of Education spokeswoman Marge Feinberg.

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