NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Dramatic new video was released Tuesday by the NYPD.
An officer is seen rushing over with a fire extinguisher to a car engulfed by flames in the Bronx.READ MORE: NYPD Officers Jason Rivera, Wilbert Mora Shot In Deadly Confrontation With Suspect Lashawn McNeil In Harlem
When the officer gets closer, he sees a driver stuck and pulls him out to safety.
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This is how quickly your cops shift gears from crime fighters to life savers — going into harm’s way every day to protect human life, to keep strangers safe.
— Commissioner Shea (@NYPDShea) December 7, 2021
Police say the incident happened in November at Randall and East Tremont avenues in Throggs Neck.MORE NEWS: With Tragic Shooting Of 2 Police Officers In Harlem, 5 NYPD Officers Have Been Shot In January
Thanks to the officer’s quick actions, police say the driver was not seriously hurt.