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Bus catches fire on Edens Expressway

A bus experiencing mechanical difficulties burst into flames along the Edens Expressway in Glencoe on Monday night, but not before all occupants escaped unscathed, police said.

The bus became fully engulfed by fire near Tower Road about 10:30 p.m., according to the Illinois State Police.

All occupants made it off the bus, and no injuries were reported, police said.

The incident temporarily halted northbound traffic, but as of 11:15 p.m., authorities were in the process of reopening the expressway.

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