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Video: N.J. Officer Rescues Driver from Burning Truck

December 02, 2013  | 

VIDEO: N.J. Officer Rescues Driver from Burning Truck

A Cape May, N.J., police officer pulled an unconscious man from his burning pickup truck last week and likely saved his life, officials told the Atlantic City Press.

A dashboard camera on Officer Scott Krissinger’s police cruiser showed he reacted quickly when the truck caught fire on Sunset Boulevard.

Krissinger pulled Gerald K. Ferrill, 61, of Mays Landing, to safety while flames engulfed the truck. After getting Ferrill out, he ran back to make sure there were no passengers. There weren’t.

Ferrill was airlifted to Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Pennsylvania. Last week police said he was in critical but stable condition.

Tags: Officer Heroism, Cape May (N.J.) PD


Comments (6)

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James Brown @ 12/2/2013 2:51 PM

Officer, those of us in Blue are proud of you!

James Brown @ 12/2/2013 2:52 PM

Officer those who wear blue are proud of you.

Bill @ 12/2/2013 3:16 PM

Nice work! One of the things those in uniform do everyday that frequently go unnoticed.

Trigger @ 12/3/2013 4:16 AM

Congrats on a job well done!

S.S. @ 12/3/2013 10:11 AM

Job well done Officer, you make us all proud. Helluva job!!!!

Hoshi @ 12/3/2013 1:17 PM

This video defines the word HERO. This retired cop salutes you Sir.

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