FISHKILL, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A bus transporting New York State prisoners caught fire in Fishkill on Saturday.
There were reports inmates were fighting with corrections officers and screaming as they were trapped.READ MORE: Jury Begins Deliberations In R. Kelly Trial After 6 Weeks Of Testimony
Multiple agencies rushed to the scene and put the fire out.READ MORE: NYC Teacher, Principal Unions Warn Of School Staffing Shortages When Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect; De Blasio Says Substitutes Standing By
Police say two inmates were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The remaining 25 inmates were transferred onto more buses.MORE NEWS: Mayor De Blasio Says He Will Visit Rikers Island Next Week Amid Growing Pressure
Investigators say a mechanical problem caused the fire.