Marine Bus Fire on Interstate 24

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- A bus caught fire today on Interstate 24 near Monteagle carrying approximately 40 Marines from Camp Lejeune.

Roadside workers were scrapping up the aftermath when News 12 got on scene.

About 40 marines lost all their equipment and personal belongings.

They were headed to Marine Week.

This week is the Marine Corps largest public event which is currently being held in Nashville.

Tennessee Highway Patrol that was on the scene says no one was injured.

And the cause of the fire is unknown.

Categories: Regional News, State News-Tennessee