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Everman (TX) Police Department Sgt. Jimmy Combs helped Fort Worth firefighter Mike Flores find and rescue a 13-year-old girl from a house fire Wednesday night. The WFAA-TV story above from Todd Unger has the body-cam video showing the rescue.
Thanks to reader Tom Dransfield for sending this to STATter911.com.
Combs was driving down Everman Parkway around 11:30 p.m. when he saw an orange glow a few streets away. The home was fully engulfed in flames.
Combs was the first emergency responder on scene, and it wasn’t long before neighbors and a mother started yelling about a girl trapped inside the home.
“The fire was so hot,” he said. “It was full of smoke and heat. So hot, such a thick smoke, it was unreal.”
Body camera footage from Combs shows he tried to find the girl through her back bedroom window.
Soon, a Fort Worth firefighter arrived on scene and geared up to jump into the bedroom.