NDHP-A Day County SD Ambulance Service was northbound on I-29 when it caught fire
in lane one. The driver of the ambulance came to stop in lane one and assisted the other EMT in removing a patient from the rear of the ambulance.

Both EMT’s and the patient they were transporting were able to safely get away from the
ambulance. The ambulance was a total loss and caused northbound I-29 to be closed for
approximately 45 minutes while the fire was put out.

The patient being transported was transferred into the care of a Breckenridge-Wahpeton
Ambulance and transferred to Sanford Hospital in Fargo.

The ambulance was a total loss. The name of the patient and second EMT won’t be released.