Officer uses vehicle to push burning truck out of drive-through

17 February, 2017, 00:11 | Author: Michele Stevens
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On Saturday night, Glenn Heights officer Chris Womack was dispatched to a Jack in the Box on South Beckley Road, where a Ford F-150 sat in the drive-thru, smoking heavily and engulfed in flames.

An officer with the Glenn Heights Police Department, located just south of Dallas, responded to a call around 9:15 p.m. February 11 at a local Jack in the Box restaurant. He rushed over to the restaurant and saw the truck on fire, dangerously close to the restaurant in the drive-thru.

Jumping the curb with his patrol auto, the officer was able to push the vehicle away from the restaurant.

Dash cam footage from the squad auto captured the officer pulling up behind the burning truck that was dangerously close to the restaurant.

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He got it to roll into the parking lot, preventing major damage to the building. The driver managed to escape but the fire was quickly spreading, threatening to catch the building on fire as well.

"My adrenaline was going a little bit".

On Tuesday, Glenn Heights Police Department shared dashcam footage of the incident, which was recorded from Womack's cruiser, on Facebook.

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