Styx and Foreigner Tour Buses Damaged By Fire in Philadelphia

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Tour buses belonging to summer tourmates Styx and Foreigner caught fire today in Philadelphia, where they were parked ahead of the bands' performance in town tomorrow night (July 3).

CBS reports that the flames ignited around noon today while the vehicles were parked in a tour bus parking facility near Penn's Landing; the fire appeared to have started in one bus, the back of which was seen from helicopters above to be completely black with smoke and flames, and spread to its neighbor, which also sustained damage.

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The fires were quickly extinguished by firefighters. Both buses were unoccupied at the time of the fires, and no injuries were reported.

The bands will continue on their "Soundtrack of Summer" tour throughout July, ending in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara on July 26 and 27, respectively.


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