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Tour bus catches fire in downtown St. Louis

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A tour bus caught fire at 4th & Chouteau around 4 a.m. (Credit: KMOV) A tour bus caught fire at 4th & Chouteau around 4 a.m. (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A bus carrying two bands from Kansas City to Nashville, Tennessee caught fire in downtown St. Louis Tuesday morning.

The bus, which was carrying the bands ‘Being as an Ocean’ and ‘Hundredth,’ caught fire at 6th and Chouteau around 4 a.m.

“The guitarist, Tyler, went and woke us all up and was screaming ‘fire,’ said Yves Mathieu-East.

About a dozen people safely evacuated the bus.

Mathieu-East said they are waiting to find out if their equipment and merchandise are still usable.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

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