Off-duty firefighter rescues man from burning car on Long Island

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Thursday, December 10, 2020
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An off-duty firefighter sprang into action to save a driver trapped inside a burning car on Long Island.

RONKONKOMA, Long Island (WABC) -- An off-duty firefighter sprang into action to save a driver trapped inside a burning car on Long Island.

Ronkonkoma Fire Department Lt. Michael White spotted the fiery scene shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of School House Road and Cedar Grove Avenue.

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The driver was hanging out of a window.

Lt. White quickly pulled the man from the burning vehicle and removed him to safety.

The driver was rushed to a nearby hospital with injuries.

He is expected to survive.

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