W. Va. fire dept. left with 1 ambulance after rig catches fire

Dunlow Fire and EMS officials said the ambulance caught fire as it was returning to the station after responding to a call


By EMS1 Staff

FORT GAY, W. Va. — A fire department is currently left with only one working ambulance after its second rig caught fire.

WVAH reported that the Dunlow Fire and EMS ambulance was returning to the station after responding to a call in Fort Gay when the fire occurred, according to officials.

A fire department is currently left with only one working ambulance after its second rig caught fire. (Photo/DFEMS)
A fire department is currently left with only one working ambulance after its second rig caught fire. (Photo/DFEMS)

There was no patient inside of the ambulance at the time of the blaze, and two responders who were inside were about to make it out safely.

With the ambulance out of commission, Dunlow, as well as two other communities in the area, have only one ambulance in service.

 

**Statement** Dunlow Squad 702 was involved in a spontaneous fire coming back from a call. Near Webb Road the squad...

Posted by Dunlow Ems on Monday, November 26, 2018


 

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