KCFD rescues kids on school bus in high water

Posted at 7:40 AM, Oct 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-08 09:02:45-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City firefighters rescued more than 20 kids and a driver Monday morning after their school bus stranded in high water.

Around 7 a.m., emergency crews raced to the intersection of Oldham Road and Hillcrest Road on a school bus in the water.

By 7:20 a.m., all students had been safely evacuated from the bus.

A second bus was sent to the scene to transport the students, who were high-school age.

One student was picked up by his parents and was taken home to get a dry set of clothes.