Bus carrying Marines to Nashville catches fire; no one hurt

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MONTEAGLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials for Marine Week say a bus carrying about 40 Marines to the Nashville event 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.

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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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