Ambulances Burst Into Flames on Long Island

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    Three ambulances were destroyed after an electrical issue sparked a fire at a Long Island lot early Friday, fire officials say.

    Crews were called to the fire at an ambulance company in Inwood around 3:30 a.m., officials say. When they arrived, they found all three vehicles engulfed in flames.

    Two oxygen tanks inside the ambulances exploded in the blaze, firefighters say, but the fire was brought under control within a few minutes.

    Two other ambulances were damaged in the fire, Nassau County police say. Three civilian vehicles were also damaged.

    No one was injured.

    The blaze doesn't appear to be suspicious, police said.

    A representative with the ambulance company said the business should be fully operational Friday.

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