The dramatic scene when a car caught fire in the middle of the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park forcing a family to flee into the compound. A family were forced to flee their car after it caught fire -- in the middle of a LION enclosure. The brave family escaped the car and ran to safety just minutes before fierce flames engulfed the front of their people carrier at Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire. The dramatic scene on Good Friday was watched by Natalie Wiltshire, who was visiting the park with her family. She said: "Family escaped just a few minutes before the flames started.