Off-Duty Dallas Fire Captain Saves Victim from Burning Vehicle
A Dallas Fire Captain is being credited with saving an unconscious person from a burning vehicle in Frisco while off duty.
Details of the Frisco Crash and Rescue
CBS-DFW reports the incident occurred around 8:00 am Friday, September 3, when a vehicle crashed on Eldorado Parkway and Independence Parkway. Dallas Fire-Rescue Captain Bret Storck was in the area while off duty and leaped into action.
Initially, Captain Storck attempted to provide aid to the now unconscious driver. When the vehicle ignited, Captain Storck removed the driver from the vehicle and moved the patient to a safe location.
Upon arriving, responders were provided a full triage report by Captain Storck. The patient was rushed to a local hospital as Frisco fire crew extinguished the vehicle fire.
“The Frisco Fire Department is grateful that Captain Storck was there. His actions were instrumental in saving the patient from this vehicle accident that turned into a fire,” said Frisco FD.
Captain Storck has served with Dallas Fire-Rescue for 21 years.
What To Do if Your Car Is on Fire
- If your car is not stopped, be sure to pull over as quickly as possible. Be sure to do so safely, using your turn signal as you make your way to a safe location.
- Once stopped, turn off the engine.
- Evacuate everyone from the vehicle. Do not return to a burning vehicle for anything.
- Move to a safe location at least 100 feet from the burning vehicle.
- Call 911
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