Bus carrying Marines to Nashville catches fire; no one hurt


MONTEAGLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials for Marine Week say a bus carrying about 40 Marines to the Nashville event has caught fire along Interstate 24. No one was injured.

The Marine Week public affairs office says in a news release that the Marines safely got off the bus Monday following the fire near the southeastern Tennessee community of Monteagle. The cause of the fire wasn’t immediately determined.

The Marines were heading from Camp Lejeune in North Carolina to the Marine Corps’ largest annual public event being hosted this year in Nashville. It runs from Wednesday through Sunday.

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