Ambulance catches fire in Kuala Kangsar

ambulanceKUALA KANGSAR: An ambulance returning to the Kuala Kangsar Hospital from Ipoh caught fire here last night.

Two staff of the hospital who were in the vehicle escaped in time, said a spokesman of the Kuala Kangsar Fire and Rescue Station.

He said the incident occurred at 8.50pm at the Taman Bunga Raya traffic intersection and the fire destroyed up to 80 per cent of the ambulance.

Seven fire-fighters from the station put out the blaze in three minutes, he added.