Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nova Scotia Police Praise "Heroic" Citizens for Pulling Man from Burning Car

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nova Scotia Police Praise "Heroic" Citizens for Pulling Man from Burning Car

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"Heroic" citizens pull man from burning car

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HALIFAX - Nova Scotia police are praising the "heroic" actions of a group of people who pulled a motorist from a burning vehicle.

East Hants District RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 14 in Upper Rawdon late Saturday morning.

But before they arrived, a group of people had already come to the rescue of a 30-year-old man trapped inside the car, which was quickly becoming engulfed in flames.

Ronald Densmore, 57, was working outside in his yard when he saw the car spin into a ditch and catch on fire.

"There was this car off the road and there was a bit of a fire behind it," he said. "When I went down there to see what was going on, we realized there might still be a person inside. …

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