Video shows NYPD officers save driver from burning car

New York’s Finest pulled a man from a car that was engulfed in flames in The Bronx, according to footage released by the NYPD Tuesday.

An officer responded to a fiery car crash at East Tremont Avenue and Randall Avenue in Throgs Neck on the evening of the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the department said.

Body camera footage of an NYPD officer rescuing a person from a burning car in the Bronx in November.
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The cop tried to quell the intense flames with a fire extinguisher when he noticed the disoriented driver was still behind the wheel of the car with the airbag deployed, body camera footage showed.

The officer originally tried to put out the fire before going in to grab the man from the vehicle.
The officer originally tried to put out the fire before going in to grab the man from the vehicle.
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The man survived with only minor injuries.
The man survived with only minor injuries.
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He forced the door open and managed to pull the driver out of the car, according to the footage. Due to his quick work, the man sustained only minor injuries, the NYPD said.

The driver was not identified.