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Driver escapes through window after vehicle catches on fire in China

A driver jumped out of a window in his minibus after the vehicle caught fire at a petrol station in southern China's Chongqing on August 20.

The CCTV video shows a ball of fire suddenly bursting from the bottom of the minibus and quickly spreading the vehicle's interior.

The driver can be seen jumping out of the minibus through the window immediately to escape before several of the staff at the petrol station extinguished the fire.

The minibus driver named Gong just finished refuelling and was about to leave when the incident happened.

Gong said the oil pipe in his vehicle was once broken and caused the petrol leak, but he did not repair it properly.

The fire was confirmed to be caused by the petrol leak.

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