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Bus torched in garage fire

Mar 14, 2017 By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer

Sprinklers at upgraded facility saved fleet damage

Firefighters were called to a fire Monday night at 701 East Sunset Drive night when ...


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Mike Forget, left, transportation supervisor for Fremont County School District 25, and Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety investigator Eric Siwik, assessed the damage to a Blue Bird school bus Tuesday morning after it caught on fire Monday night at the bus garage at 701 East Sunset Drive in Riverton.

Mike Forget, left, transportation supervisor for Fremont County School District 25, and Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety investigator Eric Siwik, assessed the damage to a Blue Bird school bus Tuesday morning after it caught on fire Monday night at the bus garage at 701 East Sunset Drive in Riverton.


Mike Forget, left, transportation supervisor for Fremont County School District 25, and Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety investigator Eric Siwik, assessed the damage to a Blue Bird school bus Tuesday morning after it caught on fire Monday night at the bus garage at 701 East Sunset Drive in Riverton.

Mike Forget, left, transportation supervisor for Fremont County School District 25, and Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety investigator Eric Siwik, assessed the damage to a Blue Bird school bus Tuesday morning after it caught on fire Monday night at the bus garage at 701 East Sunset Drive in Riverton.

The full-sized bus was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The building's two-year-old sprinkler system helped contain the fire which did not spread to any other buses, some of which were just inches away from the fire. Photos by Alejandra Silva

The full-sized bus was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The building's two-year-old sprinkler system helped contain the fire which did not spread to any other buses, some of which were just inches away from the fire. Photos by Alejandra Silva


The full-sized bus was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The building's two-year-old sprinkler system helped contain the fire which did not spread to any other buses, some of which were just inches away from the fire. Photos by Alejandra Silva

The full-sized bus was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The building's two-year-old sprinkler system helped contain the fire which did not spread to any other buses, some of which were just inches away from the fire. Photos by Alejandra Silva

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