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Greyhound bus catches fire outside Troy, no one injured

As of 9:40, Greyhound was still working to find a bus to pick up the stranded passengers.
OREGON - AUGUST 17: A Greyhound bus stands parked at a station in rural Oregon on one of the last days Greyhound bus company will continue the route through rural Oregon, August 17, 2004. Greyhound, the iconic bus company, will stop servicing over 260 small communities west of Chicago, as of August 17, 2004. For many of these communities, Greyhound is the last form of affordable public transportation for people wishing to get out of their communities to larger cities and towns. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images for Fortune Magazine)

TROY, Ill. — No one was injured after a Greyhound bus caught fire outside Troy, Illinois, Sunday night.

A spokesman for the Illinois State Police said the bus caught fire along the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 just north of Troy at around 8:10 Sunday night. 

A Greyhound spokeswoman said their bus experienced a "thermal incident". She said they are still working to figure out what caused the issue.

As of 9:40, Greyhound was still working to find a bus to pick up the stranded passengers.

Traffic issues caused by the fire were cleared by 9:20.

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