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39 passengers evacuated after tour bus catches on fire in Chesapeake

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Posted at 4:23 PM, Apr 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-02 06:35:10-04

Chesapeake, Va. - A tour bus caught on fire near the intersection of Dominion Boulevard and Great Bridge Boulevard on Monday.

When crews arrived,  they say smoke was coming from underneath of the bus from Wilmington NC. They say it was headed for New York.

Crews are still working to put the fire out under the floor boards of the vehicle.

The 39 passengers on the bus were evacuated. The bus is from Princess Express Tours and another bus is on the way to pick the passengers up.

Expect traffic delays in this area as crews continue to investigate.

Check back on WTKR.com for updates.