Bus catches fire on I-20/59 Monday afternoon

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A fire burned out a bus traveling on I-20/59 in Birmingham Monday afternoon.

The bus was from Jackson State University, which is located in Jackson, Mississippi.

The school released a statement Monday afternoon stating no injuries were reported.

It’s unclear at this time what caused the fire..

The bus driver says he heard an explosion, pulled the bus over and made the students get off the bus and get on the hill in case the bus exploded. The students were members of the Jackson State baseball team on their way to a game Tuesday in Georgia.

CBS42 will update this story with more information when it becomes available.

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