FLAMING HEROES: Cops Pull Woman From Burning Vehicle

This is the moment heroic police officers pull a burning crashed car apart with their bare hands to free a trapped woman.

The superhuman rescue took place in San Antonio, Texas state, USA, on 23rd June.

Footage of the feat shows flames pouring out of the flipped SUV as the two officers struggle to open the driver’s door.

West Patrol Officer’s bodycam showing the rescue of a woman from a burning vehicle, on the 23th of June, in San Antonio, Texas. (San Antonio Police Department/Newsflash)

But the buckled door frame refuses to budge so the pair bend the entire door in half to they can reach the victim and pull her to safety.

San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) said: “On June 23, 2022, West Patrol Officers Samuel Botello and Roberto Mireles responded to a major crash at St. Cloud and Donaldson.

“With the help of citizens, officers helped save a woman from a burning vehicle.

West Patrol Officer’s bodycam showing the rescue of a woman from a burning vehicle, on the 23th of June, in San Antonio, Texas. (San Antonio Police Department/Newsflash)

“A huge shout out to SAPD West Patrol Officers Roberto Mireles #0852 and Samuel Botello #0304!

“Together, they helped save a women from a burning vehicle. Way to go Officers Mireles & Botello.”

In the footage, a caption reads: “On Thursday, June 23, 2022, West Patrol Officers Roberto Mireles and Samuel Botello responded to a major crash at St. Cloud and Donaldson.

West Patrol Officer’s bodycam showing the rescue of a woman from a burning vehicle, on the 23th of June, in San Antonio, Texas. (San Antonio Police Department/Newsflash)

“Officer Botello was the first to arrive on the scene after hearing the crash.”

The footage shows the cop arriving at the overturned car and telling colleagues: “I can’t get the driver out, the vehicle is on fire.”

He tackles the flames with a fire extinguisher before instructing a colleague: “Try to keep that fire down.”

West Patrol Officer’s bodycam showing the totaled vehicle, on the 23th of June, in San Antonio, Texas. (San Antonio Police Department/Newsflash)

The officer then wrenches on the driver’s door in an attempt to rescue the trapped woman.

Officer Botello explains: “My worst fear was that the vehicle was going to blow up and we wouldn’t be able to get the people inside the vehicle out.”

Officer Mireles says he arrived on the scene and helped his colleague to “push on the door”.

West Patrol Officer extinguishing the fire, on the 23th of June, in San Antonio, Texas. (San Antonio Police Department/Newsflash)

Officer Botello states: “We grabbed onto her and pulled her out, got her a safe distance away and we got the other occupants of the other vehicle out.”

Officer Mireles says: “There were also several neighbours who came out and they were extinguishing the fire at the same time.

“I really appreciate how the community came in and helped every which way they could to extinguish and basically get everybody out of danger and to safety.”

Picture of West Patrol Officer Roberto Mireles who helped save a woman from a burning vehicle, on the 23th of June, in San Antonio, Texas. (San Antonio Police Department/Newsflash)

“At the end of the day it all comes down to, we’re just mere humans, right?

“We’re just wearing the uniform. Yes it’s a duty we take, but we’re here because we love our community and want to take care of everybody else.”

The video ends with the caption: “Firefighters arrived and were able to extinguish the fire. Everyone involved in the crash survived.”

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