A California police officer is being hailed as a hero after he pulled a woman from a burning car. Officer Armando Rodriguez was first on the scene to a single car accident in El Segundo, Calif. With his dashboard camera rolling, he braved flames and billowing smoke to rescue the young woman trapped behind the wheel. Moments after Rodriguez and the driver cleared the wreck, half of the vehicle was engulfed in flames.

El Segundo police are still investigating what caused the crash. The driver was taken to the hospital with major injuries and is currently in stable condition according to NBC 4. Rodriquez was treated for burns and smoke inhalation.


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