GARLAND, Texas — A body camera on Wednesday morning captured the dramatic moment as Texas police officers rescue an unconscious man from a burning car.
The footage was later posted on Facebook by the Garland Police Department.
WARNING! Some people may find the video below alarming.
Dallas police say that officers responded to the accident on Forest Lane, near headquarters, just before 3 AM CT.
According to police, the passenger was thrown into the vehicle. The vehicle then caught fire with another individual still inside.
As the car smoldering in heat became too much, the officers started to fight the fire.
“With only seconds to go, officers desperately pulled the unconscious man from the burning car before it was completely engulfed,” the department wrote.
According to police, the passenger and driver were both taken to the local hospital for treatment of injuries they sustained in the accident. The injuries were not life-threatening.
“We are proud of these officers because they responded quickly and performed heroically,” said the department.