The Franklin Township Police Department received a report, at approximately 12:15 a.m. on November 3, of a fire at a bus yard on Route 27 in the Somerset Section of the Township.
According to officials, upon arrival, officers found several buses fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters from Community Fire and East Franklin Fire Department arrived on the scene to extinguish the blaze.
Firefighters from the Franklin Township Office of Fire Prevention and Detectives from the Franklin Township Police Department are actively investigating this incident to determine the cause and origin of the fire.
In total, nine buses suffered fire damage as a result of the incident.
IMAGE 2: East Franklin Fire Department