Ambulance catches fire on I-85 in Rowan County

Published: Nov. 5, 2015 at 3:56 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 5, 2015 at 3:56 PM EST
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ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Three people inside an ambulance that caught fire on I-85 Thursday morning are safe.

The driver called 911 to report the fire around 10 a.m. It happened near the Long Ferry Road exit in east Spencer. Two medics and a patient were on board.

Several fire departments responded to put out the fire.

An investigation is underway to determine why the ambulance burst into flames.

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