Seminole EMS unit destroyed in Friday afternoon fire

Seminole EMS unit destroyed in Friday afternoon fire
The Seminole Sentinel reports that one of four Seminole EMS units was destroyed in a fire on Friday afternoon. (Provided by The Seminole Sentinel)

SEMINOLE, Texas (KCBD) - The Seminole Sentinel reports that one of four Seminole EMS units was destroyed in a fire on Friday afternoon.

They say the fire started in the battery compartment while the unit was transporting a patient to a Lubbock hospital. EMS Director Carly French told the Sentinel that the patient was safely extracted and taken to the hospital in another ambulance, but the EMS unit was a total loss.

The unit stopped on U.S. Hwy. 385 near CR 110 while firefighters were called to fight the blaze.

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