Police officer pulls elderly woman from car fire

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A Santa Fe police officer recorded the moments when he helped pull an elderly woman from a raging car fire.

The Santa Fe Police Department posted the video on their Facebook page of officer Jimmy Madison helping the 87-year-old woman.

Santa Fe Police Officer Jimmy Madison comes to the aid of an 87-year-old Santa Fe woman who had been driving on a flat...

Posted by Santa Fe Police Public Information Officer (PIO) on Friday, October 28, 2016

According to police, the woman had been driving on a flat tire to see her doctor when it caught fire.

The officer was able to get the woman out of her car in time and was able to get her cane. He then later put out the tire fire.

The woman was checked for smoke inhalation at a local hospital, but she "appeared to be doing fine," according to the SFPD.

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