VUL Football Team Bus Catches Fire

Amherst Co., VA- A scare for the Virginia University of Lynchburg football team Saturday when their bus caught fire on Route 130 in Amherst.

That's according to eyewitness Sam Davis who lives right next to where the bus caught fire.

He says the bus was smoking and came to a stop at around 5:30 p.m., about five miles South of Route 29. We're told the players exited the bus before it caught fire, and there were no injuries.

We're still waiting to hear back from police for details. We'll bring you more information when we get it.