By R. Hans Miller | Information Editor
Harris County Emergency Companies District 48 Group Danger Discount Division Chief Jason Tharp saved a motorist from a burning car at about 4 p.m. Friday night. Tharp was on his method to a COVID-19 vaccination occasion with a neighboring division when he got here throughout a burning car that had crashed right into a tree.
“Chief Tharp retrieved the hearth extinguisher from his car and suggested Comm Middle to dispatch an engine and medic for the car with a affected person trapped. He used the extinguisher to knock down the hearth underneath the car sufficient to securely get the affected person out,” the division introduced through Fb.
Tharp, who was assisted by one other person who stumbled on the accident, was capable of break the window of the car and transfer the motive force a protected distance away. Extra firefighters arrived on the scene simply south of West Fernhurst Drive on the southbound facet of West Grand Parkway South and had been capable of put the hearth out. Medics additionally responded and transported the person for remedy of a damaged ankle and minor accidents.
The announcement didn’t determine the motive force of the burning car.