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San Diego Band's Tour Bus Explodes Into Flames

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    Through the Roots

    A San Diego reggae band’s tour bus exploded into flames Monday, leaving the members stranded on the road.

    The band Through The Roots was on its way to North Carolina when the green and black bus suddenly caught fire.

    Everyone on board was able to escape unharmed, but many possessions -- like laptops, clothes, cellphones, wallet and music equipment – were lost to the flames.

    A band member posted video of the fire to Facebook, saying they’re working on a way to continue their tour.

    About an hour later, a more hopeful post emerged. “We are a hard working and extremely dedicated group of individuals, we will make this work and we will be back,” the band wrote on its page.

    A friend created a GoFundMe page to help Through The Roots recoup some of their losses. The goal is to raise $30,000.

    The cause of the fire is not clear.