Published on Monday, June 6th, 2016 at 6:04 pm.

Man Pulled from Back of Flaming ambulance after Explosion at East Surrey Hospitial


More details are emerging this afternoon following Three ambulances catching fire and the blaze spreading to the East Entrance to the of the East Surrey hospital.

As a clean up operation starts at the hospital source have revealed that a man was in the back of the ambulance that burst into flames and the heroic paramedic risked his life with a fire extinguisher to rescue the patient from the back of the flaming ambulance, and try to fire the fight the fire with a fire extinguisher.  UKNIP understands that the private ambulance driver was waiting for a space in order to drop off a patient when the vehicle caught fire.

He managed to get the patient out and take them inside the hospital, before going back outside and grabbing a fire extinguisher.

It’s also understood there were a total of six oxygen cylinders involved in the blaze, one of which exploded and ended up hundreds of yards away on the far side of a car park.

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