James M. Dixon rescued Samuel W. Harvey from burning, Florence, Texas, December 14, 1982. When his tractor overturned, Harvey, 32, was pinned by the leg under it. Dixon, 57, bartender, in poor health with a heart condition, was alerted and attempted to free Harvey. Despite flames which broke out in the engine compartment of the tractor and spread, Dixon continued struggling to f ree Harvey. Moments before the tractor was totally engulfed in flames, the leg came free and both men escaped to a safe distance away. Both recovered from burns they sustained.
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