One injured after tour bus being towed caught fire in Forestport

It happened on Route 28 after 10:30 p.m.

Posted: Jul 30, 2019 6:55 AM
Updated: Jul 30, 2019 4:10 PM

FORESTPORT, N.Y. -- A tour bus, being towed, caught fire late Monday night in Forestport.

It happened on Route 28 after 10:30 p.m.

The bus is a Hale Transportation bus. It was being towed due to mechanical issues.

Firefighters believe the rear brakes of the bus locked up, while being towed – but it's not known if that played a role in the fire.

One occupant of the tow truck suffered minor burns.

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