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Schools line-up to help baseball team that escaped bus fire

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Bus fire destroys team's baseball equipment (PHOTO: Rachael Pongetti)

Bus fire destroys team's baseball equipment (PHOTO: Rachael Pongetti)

Bus fire destroys team’s baseball equipment (PHOTO: Rachael Pongetti)

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (CNN) – Competing universities have offered to help a college baseball team that lost its equipment when the team bus caught fire.

The bus carrying the Jackson State University baseball team caught fire Monday on Interstate 20 near Birmingham, Alabama. Everyone inside the bus made it out unharmed.

Ole Miss and Mississippi State University have pledged to donate equipment to Jackson State so the players can get ready for their upcoming baseball tournament.

The cause of the bus fire remains under investigation.

1 Comment

  • Max R. Pardon

    There is a lesson to learn on surviving a bus fire, and I am guessing here but never run to the back of the bus, look for the fire extinguisher on the bus if the have them if anything else please let me and the reader of other ways or if you agree or disagree to the agreement to the success of theses students is there are ways to life there the leashes of death in a bus fire. What are the tips to escape? Run to the front of the bus and what else……..

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