Lee Co. school bus driver puts out house fire on way to school

LEE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lee County school bus driver pulled double duty after spotting a porch that was on fire.

According to Emergency Management, school bus driver Norman Miller is also a Tri-County fireman.

They say he was on his bus route off of Old Kentucky 11 when he spotted a fire on the porch of a home.

Officials say Miller stopped his bus, made sure the children on board were safe, and then used a water hose to put out the fire.

According to Emergency Management, Miller pounded on the door of the home to wake the people inside while putting out the fire.

They say it’s clear that Miller’s actions not only saved the home, but also likely saved the lives of several people.

After the fire department arrived, Miller got back on his bus and was able to get the students to school on time.

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