Brave US Cops Run In Burning House To Save Couple And Dog

Story ByLee Bullen, Sub EditorJoseph Golder, AgencyNewsflash

This is the moment a brave US cop runs into a burning house “without regard for his own safety” and helps out two people and their pet dog.


The incident was filmed in the city of Conway in the US state of Arkansas, and the footage was shared yesterday (16 November).

The Conway Police Department (CPD) said on Twitter: “Officer Carson Howard with your CPD arrived at the scene of a house engulfed in flames, and without regard for his own safety he immediately ran into the burning home.

“He led two people and their dog out to safety. He’s a great example of selflessness and the heartbeat behind the badge!”


In the body-cam footage, the cop is seen getting out of his patrol car and sprinting towards the burning house while asking bystanders: “Is there still one?”

Without hesitation, Officer Howard dashes into the house and identified himself to the occupants.

A sobbing woman calls out: “Oh my God.”


The cop then helps out an apparently elderly man and woman with a dog from the living room.

They leave through a side door and the woman stumbles to the ground before being helped up.

The cop assists the couple across the road to safety where their dog is waiting for them.

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