Polk church bus catches fire on I-26

Published 10:00 pm Friday, September 9, 2016

The Hickory Grove Baptist Church bus caught fire along I-26 on Thursday, Sept. 8 around 4 p.m.

Local agencies responded, including the Saluda Fire and Rescue, which extinguished the fire quickly.

Several people were traveling from the church to a church festival in Clyde and the bus lost power and caught on fire while going up the mountain. Everyone exited the bus and no one was injured.

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Hickory Grove Baptist Church is located near Green Creek.

To see a video of the fire and Saluda firefighters extinguishing it, visit the Saluda Fire & Rescue page on Facebook.