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A Kentucky tourist group escapes a bus fire near Morehead

Fifty-three tourists from Kentucky escaped injury in Saturday after the tour bus they were traveling in caught fire. The group was traveling  to a West Virginia casino when the bus, owned by Miller Transportation caught fire on Interstate 64 near Morehead. The bus was destroyed, but the 53 passengers escaped injury. Officials say the driver reported engine problems just before the fire broke out. I-64 east was closed for two hours while crews cleared the scene.

Filed under: Rowan Co. | Fires | Around the region


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