Off-duty St. Louis firefighters rescue three people from burning car

The St.Louis Post Dispatch has an article about three off duty St. Louis Firefighters on their way to work Saturday when they found a vehicle crash. All three occupants were found unconscious and had to be removed from the burning car. Well done guys!

Article from St. Louis Post Dispatch:

“Three off-duty St. Louis firefighters heading to their jobs saw a vehicle on fire and managed to pull three people from the flames Saturday morning.

The victims were on fire, and the firefighters used a sweater to swat out the flames before giving the driver CPR.

The three victims were in a car that crashed at 7:15 a.m. at North Broadway and Humboldt Avenue, according to St. Louis Fire Capt. Garon Mosby.

The vehicle was traveling fast on Broadway when the driver lost control and struck a pole, causing the vehicle’s engine to burst into flames, he said. The three occupants were unconscious and trapped.

Photo: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Photo: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“The three firefighters, in different vehicles, were on Broadway headed to work.

 Two firefighters, Licole McKinney and Vincent Smith, work out of Engine House No. 33, at North Broadway and Halls Ferry Road. The third, Frank Carter, works out of Engine House No. 20, at Broadway and Prescott Avenue. Full Story Continued>>>
Photo: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Photo: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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