Texas police officer saves restaurant from burning auto

Chris Womack has only been on the force for about 2 months and is already getting recognized for using his patrol auto to push a burning truck out of a Jack in the Box drive-through.

Around 9:15 pm, and officer with the Glen Heights, SC pulled into the fast food restaurant at 1703 S. Beckley Road to find a truck on fire in the middle of the drive-thru lane. He was able to get his wife and daughter out of the truck safely before it burst into flames.

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Upon arrival, the officer discovered a Ford truck "engulfed in flames", according to a police video of the incident.

Womack drives the cop vehicle over the curb to better maneuver into position behind the truck.

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Police say no one was hurt. "I am not sure if the structure has actually caught on fire, but the truck is in the parking lot now". "Well, that's because the windows were down and I didn't have the train of thought to roll the windows up during it", Officer Womack explained.

Glenn Heights police on Facebook commended Womack for his "courage and quick thinking" that kept employees safe and prevented major damage to the building.

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