RAW VIDEO: Bus en route to Fort Leonard Wood catches fire in Webster County

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MARSHFIELD, Mo. - A bus on its way to Fort Leonard Wood to pick up soldiers caught fire in Webster County.

Elaine Jow

Video from the scene Tuesday night shows the bus engulfed in flames. The fire was reported about 8:45 in the east bound lanes of Interstate 44, about four miles east of Marshfield.

Webster County Sheriff Roye Cole says the driver was the only person on the bus, and he was not injured in the fire, which destroyed the vehicle. Cole says the fire as put out after 9 p.m., and the bus was being towed from the scene.

Traffic along the interstate was being diverted around the fire.