DUNDALK, Md. (WJZ) — A Baltimore County police officer helped rescue two people from a burning building last month.
In newly released body camera footage, you can see Officer Britcher as he’s dispatched to the scene of a fire in the 6900 block of Holabird Avenue in Dundalk on Jan. 23 at around 12:15 p.m.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Soggy But Mild Weekend In Store
When he arrives at the scene, he sees a raging fire burning from the second-story of a shoe repair store. Ofc. Britcher realized people were trapped inside and joined forces with neighbors who had already sprung into action to rescue them.
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Neighbors put a ladder up to the back window and help rescue a woman, but a man was still trapped inside.
Moments later, the man is seen climbing down the ladder.
Both suffered minor injuries and refused to be taken to the hospital.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Mayor, Gov. Hogan Clash Over Available COVID Vaccine Doses For City Residents