Douglas Morrison saved Robert L. Moyer from burning, Kincaid, Saskatchewan, November 8, 1999. Moyer, 62, lay unconscious on the front seat of his car after a highway accident in which the car left the highway, rolled down an embankment, and came to rest upright at the edge of a plowed field. Flames broke out in the car’s exposed engine area. Driving on the same highway, Morrison, 50, security manager, and his wife came upon the scene and saw the burning car. They stopped, and Morrison immediately responded to the car. Unable to open the front passenger door, he went to the driver’s door, which he could open. He entered the car and, straddling Moyer, freed his head and arm from underneath the dashboard. Morrison exited the car, then, despite flames entering its interior, leaned back inside. He grasped Moyer by his attire and pulled him from the car, the interior of which then became aflame. Another man arrived and helped Morrison to move Moyer farther away from the car, which was shortly engulfed by fire. Flames reached also the dry grass on the embankment next to the car and spread in both directions along the highway. Moyer required hospitalization for treatment of extensive injury, from which he recovered.
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