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Keith tour bus catches fire

Monday, July 1, 2013 – Toby Keith's tour bus caught fire en route to Nashville, but the singer was not on the bus. No one was hurt in the early morning blaze today.

Lebanon, Ind. Fire Department officials said the driver of the tour bus looked in a side mirror just before 5 a.m. and observed flames shooting out of the rear driver side of the bus. The bus quickly lost power and had to pull over.

Backup singers, guitar technicians and other technical members of Keith's tour were aboard the bus. All exited without injury. The bus is one of three being used on the tour. Keith had a concert in Chicago on Sunday night.

Southbound lanes of I-65 were closed for about four hours.

A WANE TV station report estimated the fire resulted in $250,000 in damage.

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