Ambulance explodes into fireball near Swindon

An ambulance exploded as it turned into a raging fireball in a Wiltshire town tonight.

Paramedics were responding to help a casualty when their emergency vehicle burst into flames on Long Hill, Mere, at around 10pm this evening, Wednesday 4 July.

Firefighters raced to the scene and swiftly extinguished the blaze.

It’s not believed anyone was hurt.