Bus carrying high school students catches fire in TN

Posted at: 10/28/2013 10:49 AM
By: Hannah Mordoh, WLEX

A charter bus burst into flames on I-75 in Tennessee.
A charter bus burst into flames on I-75 in Tennessee.
Photo: Source: WLEX

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Tenn. (WLEX) -- A bus carrying Kentucky high school students on a field trip to Tennessee burst into flames Friday afternoon.

The bus caught fire on Interstate 75 in Campbell County, Tennessee, near the Kentucky line.

No injuries were reported, and several passers-by stopped and helped get the students off of the bus.

Sayre High School's environmental science students were on their way to the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont when the fire occurred.