Tour bus catches fire in New Jersey, no injuries

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Updated: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:16:10 EST

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — A tour bus caught fire on a busy stretch of New Jersey highway, but no passengers were injured.

State Police Sgt. Brian Polite says the fire was reported at about 8:40 p.m. Saturday in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Initial reports say passengers were seen running along the southbound lanes of Interstate 287, away from the blaze.

Polite says no one was injured and fire companies are on the scene. There's no word yet on what caused the fire. He says one southbound lane is open near the blaze, and two others remain closed.

No other details were available.

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