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Portugal. The Man’s tour bus catches on fire in Iowa

February 13, 2018
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Portugal. The Man’s tour bus caught fire earlier this evening before the band's show in Iowa.

According to reports from Entertainment Weekly and Billboard, no one was injured, and the concert went on as planned.

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An Iowa City Bureau reporter shared on Twitter that no one was inside the bus when the fire started.

The Iowa City Fire Department also gave an update on the situation, explaining they were able to put out the fire quickly.

The band captured the incident on Instagram live: You can check it here. They also shared a short video of the bus on fire:

Some users shared images of the incident as well:

 

Portugal. The Man’s bus caught fire in front of the IMU

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Written by Natasha Heinz

For Natasha Heinz, it was really not a phase. After spending 11 years reading Alternative Press in her hometown in Brazil, she moved to Ohio and landed a job at her favorite magazine. Now, she's constantly cold but sure as hell the happiest she’s ever been.