JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A police officer in Jamestown, near Lake Erie, is being called a hero for saving lives during a house fire.
The dramatic rescue was captured by Officer Mark Conklin’s body camera.READ MORE: Bodycam Video Shows Moments Before NYPD Lieutenant Was Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
In the video, he can be heard urging someone to jump from the flaming house, saying, “I got you, I got you.”READ MORE: Several People Shot Outside Queens Laundromat, Police Investigating
He ran towards the flames Monday to help rescue five people who were trapped inside.MORE NEWS: COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta Variant
He radioed for backup as he helped three people get out of the main floor. He then caught a child and mother who jumped from a second-floor window.