Tour Bus carrying Shaw HS band members Catches on Fire in Lake C - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Tour Bus carrying Shaw HS band members Catches on Fire in Lake County

MADISON, OH (WOIO) -

Everyone escaped safely, after a tour bus caught fire on I-90 Eastbound. It happened around 1pm, just east of State Route 528.

The Mid Town Express Bus was heading to Erie, Pennsylvania. It was carrying band members from Shaw High School.  They were put on another bus.

Some of the students' instruments were damaged in the blaze.

The bus driver and a trucker who pulled over, put out the fire with an extinguisher. It is unclear how the fire started.

The highway had to be shut down while the mess was cleaned up.  No other vehicles were involved.

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