Campers Pulled from Broken Down Bus on I-15

Dozens of young campers lined the shoulder of a San Diego highway after their bus engine started to smoke early Monday.

About 60 kids from Lighthouse Baptist Church were headed to Iron Wood Christian camp in Newberry Springs for a week to camp.

They had just started their trip when the bus driver saw smoke while driving along northbound Interstate 15 just before University Avenue.

The California Highway Patrol, San Diego Police and San Diego Fire-Rescue all responded. Fire officials say there was no smoke or fire.

However, a tow truck was called for the camp bus.

Officials said everyone was told to get out of the bus while the camp staff organized a second bus to come and pick up the children.

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