Bodycam captures officers saving man from burning car

The bodycam video captured the terrifying moment as the officers leapt into action just before the car exploded.
1:52 | 03/12/19

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We are black with that incredible rescue caught on body camera. Officers saving a man from a burning car dragging him out moments before that car exploded. Those officers are speak out. Didn't seem like the driver realized his car was on fire. When they tried pulling him over that body camera shows the terrifying moments just before the car exploded. Watch as the desperate race against the clock unfolds. An eagle-eyed police officer spots flames under the car he's trying to stop and leaps into action. Smoke and so dark, we didn't know if there was one person, two persons. Reporter: He grabs the fire ex-tipping Weishar from his car bat 8ing back plumes of thick black smoke. Get out of the car. Reporter: The flames only grow by the second and the driver remains trapped inside. I hear him talking. Come on, get out. Reporter: Another officer arrives on the keen to help and the two manage to fend off the fire for just enough time. Crawl over here to us. Reporter: Officer palmer pulls the man to safety. Give me your other hand, bud. Reporter: With mere seconds to spare, that car bursts into a fireball. The driver who was charged with a DUI walked away unscathed. This morning those two officers are being hailed as heroes each receiving the life-saving medal award for springing into action. We go out and do our job and whatever it is, that's why we signed up for this job to help the community and save lives. Anybody else in the car? Reporter: That driver is facing a few different charges stemming from that incident but that didn't stop him from praising those officers. He is a military veteran who says he appreciates their selfless service and thanked the officers and fire department for saving his life that night. What great work they did. Absolute hero.

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