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Video: Calif. Deputy Rescues Man From Burning Car

July 22, 2013  | 

VIDEO: Calif. Deputy Rescues Man From Burning Car

An Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy used his baton to shatter the window of a burning vehicle so he could pull a man out who had suffered a medical emergency.

Two deputies were on patrol in Yorba Linda last week, when they spotted a vehicle with smoke and flame coming from the engine area. Other deputies arrived, and observed the driver sitting in the car alert and attempting to smoke a cigarette.

After the man ignored repeated commands, deputies approached the vehicle, one with a gun drawn. Deputy Shayne Steifel broke the window as flames increased and pulled them man to safety, reports KTLA.

Tags: Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff, Officer Heroism, Traffic Accidents


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Capt. Crunch @ 7/24/2013 9:44 AM

Good job, all deputies involved should receive a commendation.

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