China: Extreme heat blamed for fire aboard tourist bus in Shanghai

Posted on July 9, 2013 • Filed under: China, Tourists Injured

According to, a sightseeing bus has spontaneously combusted in China because of extreme summer temperatures, it is believed. The double decker tourist bus burst into flames in front of the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai’s Pudong New Area, yesterday. It took firefighters around 30 minutes to put out the blaze but there were no reported causalities. Read article

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