Glen F. Sullivan rescued Fred L. Reynolds from burning, Portland, Oregon, December 17, 1969. Reynolds, 45, construction foreman, was driving a pickup truck and Sullivan, 39, construction worker, was riding with him when the vehicle overturned onto its side on the highway and flames appeared at the rear of the cab near the two fuel tanks which had been filled only a short time before. Sullivan was able to open the door on the upper side of the cab; and some men aided him out of the truck before an explosive spread of flames covered most of the vehicle. Reynolds called for help. Sullivan ran to the burning cab and climbed to a kneeling position on it amid flames at the doorway. Conditions were so severe that he stepped back to a standing position on a projection on the underside of the overturned vehicle. Sullivan extended his upper torso into the cab and removed Reynolds from the flames. By rolling Reynolds on the wet pavement, Sullivan put out the flames on him. Both men were hospitalized for burns. They recovered.
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