Ambulance goes up in flames, 2 firefighters injured

QUINCY, Mass. ( -- An ambulance went up in flames on Tuesday morning along I-93.

Officials say that the Boston EMS had been traveling northbound around 7:50 a.m. when the driver noticed a problem with the brakes. The driver pulled over near Exit 8 to the Furnace brook Parkway.

After coming to rest at a snowbank, a large oxygen cylinder inside the vehicle exploded and the ambulance became engulfed in flames.

Two firefighters were injured and taken to the hospital. One of the firefighters was concussed, while the other was hit with debris.