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Tour Bus Makes Unexpected Stop in Triangle

Posted December 7, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— A chartered bus tour took an unscheduled break on Interstate-40 in the Triangle Sunday when the bus caught fire..

The El Expreso tour bus caught fire on I-40 around noon, backing up traffic along the Interstate near the Wade Avenue exit for nearly an hour.

The bus was headed to Atlanta when the fire broke out in the engine compartment. Another bus picked up the stranded passengers a short time later.