Coach scare for sixty West Sussex schoolchildren forced to flee after bus is gutted in engine blaze on way to New Forest

Coach scare for sixty schoolchildren forced to flee after bus is gutted in engine blaze on busy main road Three children taken to hospital with smoke inhalationParents called to pick up sons and daughters from school Cafe staff look after pupils during wait for second coach to arrive By Diana Hargreaves PUBLISHED: 16:18 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:05 GMT, 25 January 2013 A coach transporting 55 schoolchildren and 11 teachers and helpers on a day trip was today evacuated after fire broke out in the engine. The blaze took hold, burning fiercely and destroying the interior after all the 55 pupils, five teachers and six helpers had left the double decker, Three children from Storrington First School, in West Sussex, were taken to Worthing Hospital by ambulance to be treated for smoke inhalation