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Wednesday August 31st, 2016 2:04AM

Charter bus carrying Boy Scouts catches fire

By The Associated Press
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) Authorities say a fire aboard a charter bus carrying Boy Scouts closed two lanes of southbound Interstate 75 in Bartow County northwest of Atlanta, leading to lengthy delays. <br /> <br /> Bartow County sheriff's Sgt. Jonathan Rogers said there were no major injuries in the Saturday fire -- only complaints of smoke inhalation. <br /> <br /> Rogers tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1qMKJyF) that there was no accident involved. Rather, he said the fire took place on the bus as it was rolling down the interstate. <br /> <br /> Rogers said he didn't know how the fire started or how many Boy Scouts were on the bus. <br /> <br /> He said the two lanes were blocked near Mile Post 291, about 40 miles northwest of Atlanta.
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