Officer saving woman from car fire caught on video

SANTA FE, NM (NBC News) A New Mexico police officer’s body camera recently captured an amazing rescue.

The video shows the Santa Fe police officer coming to the aid of the 87-year-old woman.

Police say she had been driving on a flat tire when the vehicle caught fire.

The officer was able to get the woman out of her vehicle in time and even rescued her cane before putting out the fire himself.

The woman was checked for smoke inhalation but she is doing fine. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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