Fire forces evacuation of passenger bus on I-20

Published: Aug. 3, 2016 at 9:09 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2016 at 5:25 PM EDT
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RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Nearly three dozen people were evacuated from a passenger bus after a fire was reported early Wednesday morning.

The bus was headed to Lexington from Florence when passengers smelled smoke and the driver pulled over on Interstate 20 West just before the Monticello Road exit at about 1 a.m.

All passengers made it off the bus safely and the fire was put out. There's no word on the extent of the damage to the bus, or what caused the fire.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is also investigating.

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