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progressively worked my way up, boom, boom, boom. >> police must rely on training and instinct. >> at that point it was him or us. >> it's a rare a moment captured completely changes your life. "caught on camera dash cam diaries". >> two officers come under fire after a traffic stop turns into a raging gun fight. >> as i was firing through my windshield, i couldn't hear my rounds coming out, couldn't hear his rounds coming towards us. everything seemed like it was in slow motion. march 10, 2013, officer brandon
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savage and trainee officer aaron thomas are finishing up their shift in middlefield, ohio, a small farming community east of cleveland. >> we were driving around the village trying to make traffic stops. we were coming to the intersection. i observed a green car come through the stop sign without making a complete stop. we made a u-turn in the intersection and went after him, lighted the sirens to give him a violation. when the vehicle was coming to a slow stop and continued to move slowly, it did raise the hairs on the back of my neck a little bit, made me feel uneasy. before i knew what was going to happen, i knew the traffic stop was not going to be good. >> while officers thomas and savage are waiting to radio in the call, they notice the man inside the car acting suspiciously. >> he was moving around inside the car way too much to be looking for insurance
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information or driver's license. i thought he was hiding something. so sergeant savage said get out of the car go talk to this guy, get his information. i'll call the stop in when radio traffic clears. >> she got out of the passenger side door, went around the back side and came up on the driver's license door. as officer thomas approached my door, the male got out of his vehicle, turned around holding an assault rifle. >> the man unloads on the officers with an ak 47. >> when he initially got out of the vehicle and started firing on us, i had one leg out of the vehicle. i was able to lay across the center console and hide behind the engine block. >> i ran to take cover behind the back of the car. as i was getting around the corner to get behind the car, that's when my hand got hit. when i looked down at my hand, it looked like a pile of
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hamburger meat. nothing but blood and skin. i wasn't sure if my fingers were intact. it was hard to tell. >> the machine gun is unrelenting. officer thomas desperately tries to stay out of the line of fire. >> when i took cover behind the cruiser, i looked at my hand and said, this is bad. this is really bad. i thought we're in a shoot out. i need to fire back. i grabbed my gun and returned fire at the suspect. >> the suspect moves out into the street. savage believes he's trying to get a better angle. >> i was sitting in my front seat because the bullets were going down the side of my car. as he was moving out, i started shooting through the front windshield. >> officer savage empties an 18 bullet clip at the shooter. the man keeps coming. >> you're seeing the rounds hit him and he's still not going down, it definitely makes you a little nervous. when i shot my first 18 rounds
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and when he started coming back towards his vehicle, at that point he slumped over a little bit. that gave me enough time to get outside of my vehicle. i reloaded my third magazine. i saw that the suspect was not going down. >> running out of am ammo, officer savage gives up protection to get closer. >> i was unloading as quick as possible, as quick as my finger could pull the trigger. at that point, i saw him fall over on the ground and drop his weapon. i made sure the suspect was down and not moving. >> as soon as the shootout was over, all i could hear were sirens in the background. it was the most beautiful sound i ever heard. >> paramedics arrive on scene
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and rush to officer thomas. >> the paramedic walked up to me, looked at me and my hand and all she said was oh [ bleep ]. >> then it was just chaos after that. that's when i really started to panic because that's when the reality of the situation really started to set in. and at the same time, i'm also feeling this overwhelming sense of relief it's over. help is here, and it's done. we survived. he didn't. >> the suspect is later identified as 42-year-old james gillkerson. when investigators search his car, they find weapons, antigovernment literature. that's not all. >> inside his trunk, the suspect had bomb making materials, books
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on how to dispose of bodies, close quarter combat. >> despite yelling kill me, police don't think gillkerson don't think he planned to commit suicide by cop based on materials in his car. >> i think we stopped the suspect from doing something. i think he was planning to do a lot of harm to a lot of people. >> officer thomas is treated for her gunshot wounds. her hand is so badly damaged, doctors are forced to amputate her left index if anythinger. >> when i -- index finger. >> when i look at my hand, i have a constant reminder of that day. i always remind myself it could have been a lot worse. that's what gets me through it. >> for officer salvage, the incident leaves scars that are less visible. >> something i deal with on a
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daily basis. if i go out, do traffic stops, talk about it and not let him beat me by holding me back, it makes me feel better knowing i can move on with my life and conquer what happened. coming up. >> i knew deputy griffin was behind him as the car crashed. i thought he killed my friend. >> when "caught on camera dash cam diaries" continues.
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a high speed pursuit of a drunk driver leads to a high impact crash. >> i was almost underneath his vehicle as his vehicle struck mine. at that point, i thought i'm going to die. >> october 29, 2013, mill wwawa
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sheriff deputy is on the end of a shift. his shift is quiet. that's about to change as he drives through the construction zone. >> a vehicle came at me going in the wrong direction. he quickly righted himself. i couldn't let that go. i got behind him and started a traffic stop. griffin makes a u-turn. he has the ford taurus in site and tries to catch up. deputy griffin activates emergency lights. it seems like a routine stop but with dash cam rolling, the deputy notices something. >> the driver never put the car in park. i hate to use the term routine because all these stops are not routine. every one is different. the fact he never put the vehicle in park, that was a red flag. >> sure enough the driver heads to the highway and guns the accelerator. >> i knew at that point it was
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on so to speak. >> deputy griffin calls for backup and follows the suspect. >> i was attempting to maintain appropriate speed and distance. his speed would increase. >> as the truck speeds down the highway, there's a truck ahead. >> a tanker truck in the right hand lane. he was the middle lane. he cut in front of that truck to take the off ramp. >> a second squad car joins in. then a third driven by deputy brandon rios who captures the pursuit on his dash cam. >> they passed me when i was on the on-ramp. they were at a high speed. >> with speeds approaching 110 miles per hour, the officers continue the pursuit.
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the suspect is having trouble maintaining his lane. the deputy thinks he may be dealing with an impaired driver. >> once you're at high amounts of alcohol and at high speed, that can be dangerous. >> the officer has a decision to make. >> at the last minute the suspect vehicle makes a quick right turn. unfortunately he didn't make that. looked like he was trying to pool us into which way he was going and ended up crashing into barrels. the car went air born. everything slowed down at that point. >> the car plows into the sand barrels. the deputy is too close to get out of the way. >> i remember seeing the vehicle go air born. i thought in my mind oh [ bleep ]. the rare passenger side quarter
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panel struck the lower passenger side windshield of my squad car. >> two cars back, deputy rios watches the crime scene unfold in front of him. i knew deputy griffin was behind him as the car crashed. i thought he had killed my friend. >> i remember the sound the suspect vehicle made hitting my squad car. there was a lot of metal crunching and a lot of auto glass breaking. there were times when that's hard to forget. >> the violent collision send ises the squad car into the ramp wall at almost 60 miles per hour. >> i was stunned. felt like i had been bunpunched the face. >> the suspect was conscious, uncooperative. he refused to open the door. he kept asking what did i do? telling me he wasn't going to open the door. >> right after the crash, deputy griffin doesn't realize the severity of his injuries. he's focused on his job.
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>> i was running on pure adrenaline at that point. the heed thing was actaking him into custody. i hobbled over with my gun drawn. >> deputies break his windows. >> i was able to pry the door open. we had to fight with the guy to get him out of his car. >> the deputies drag the suspect out of the car, but he still won't give up. >> the adrenaline had started wearing off at that point. i had stumbled back a little bit. i wasn't really engaged. >> i told him to take a seat on the wall and we would handle making the arrest and taking care of the suspect. >> the suspect is led to one of the patrol cars but continues to resist. >> once we got him in the squad car, he was yelling and
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screaming. he was completely uncooperative. >> what's your first name? >> [ bleep ] [ bleep ]. shut the [ bleep ] door. shut the [ bleep ] -- i'm going to jail. >> he refused to answer questions for them. >> [ bleep ] you. i'm allergic to [ bleep ] cops and paramedics. >> the suspect kevin hutch siin is taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries. turns out he has two prior convictions for dui. he pleads guilty to multiple charges including recklessly endang endangering and fleeing from an officer. he is taken from the hospital to
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jail. >> i assumed i would be back to work in a few weeks. that didn't happen. >> deputy griffin has a severe concussion and spinal injuries. >> it wasn't until probably three days after the crash, two to three days that physically i felt like i got hit be by a truck. just i hurt everywhere. i was in pain. >> deputy griffin is initially put on medical leave. eventual wily because of his injuries he has to retire. >> the loss of deputy griffin now at work is pretty profound. it's a sobering reality of how dangerous our jobs can be. >> when deputy griffin watches the the dash cam video, he's reminded of how close he came to dying. >> it's very rare that you have a moment capture had the completely changes your life. watching it i think has helped me. i think i probably should have
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died that night. from milwaukee, wisconsin to fort myers, florida, another city police are constantly on the lookout for drunk drivers. the area's beautiful water front and great bar scene make it an attractive spot for party goers. officer ivan is a three year member of the force and works the night shift, prime time for catching drunk drivers. on january 4, 2014, he is patrolling when he sees a car having trouble navigating. >> driving really slow, weaving in traffic. >> the officer follows the car and continues to observe. >> slowed down, would speed up a little bit, weave to the right, weave back to the road. that was kind of suspicious to me. >> the driver reaches a red light and doesn't stop until
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he's almost in oncoming traffic. >> at that time i felt i had enough probable cause to stop the vehicle and do sobriety exercises. >> before the officer can flash his lights, the car makes a right turn, but doesn't get very far. >> the driver of the vehicle ran up on the sidewalk, hit a guardrail, knocked down a bus sign stop, went up a tree and rolled back over to the road. >> it's hard to believe your eyes. the car slams right into the tree and flips over onto its roof. >> i didn't approach the car immediately. i didn't know what to expect. didn't know what was coming out. i saw one passenger crawl out of the vehicle. i expected open containers of alcohol. i expected him to stagger out of the vehicle. never did i expect to hear the
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reason for the crash was texting. >> it turns out the passenger who crawled out is actually the driver who isn't drunk. the 22-year-old learns the hard way what can happen when he texts his girlfriend while behind the wheel. >> he said he never noticed i was behind him. >> fortunately for the driver and rest the people on the road, no one is hurt. the car is a different story. >> he was embarrassed but more upset. his car is toted for r something that could have waited until he stopped somewhere or got to where he was going. >> the incident reminds the officer that drunk drivers aren't the only dangerous drivers he has to watch for on patrol. >> it's very scary similarities between someone driving while texting and someone who has been drinking and is driving while impaired. texting while driving is very dangerous. >> coming up, a man who will do
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just about anything to elude police. >> out of the car riding the the hood of the car. >> when "caught on camera dash cam diaries" continues. and stay awake during the day. this is called non-24. learn more by calling 844-824-2424. or visit your24info.com. people approached tproblems the way same. always start at the starting. and questions the same asking. but that only resulted in improvements small. so we've got some ideas new. garbage can create energy. light can talk. countries can run on jet engine technology. when you look at problems in ways different, you new solutions find. ♪
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cops have heard every excuse in the book. when this guy can't talk his way out of trouble, he takes off leading police on a wild chase. so wild the suspect even rides the hood of his own car. >> he was not going to stop. if he was going to do that, he was going to do whatever it took to get away. >> february 22, 2010, fort worth, texas. officer kevin bauk is on patrol when he spots a car with expired tags. >> he pulled over right away for me. >> officer bauk approaches the car.
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he runs the man's license and is troubled by what he finds. >> popped up he had a parole violation. as soon as the warrant pops up, the game changes dealing with a parole violator. he had been out of prison two weeks and violated parole. definitely intensifies the level of the respect. >> when backup arrives, officer bauk return ares to the car. he appeared to be shocked and denied it. >> officer bock doesn't believe him and can hardly believe what he says. >> that's the first time in 20 years someone has asked me that request. he wanted us to follow him to the nearest bathroom for him to take care of his business i guess you could say.
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>> the suspect continues to plead and then officer bock notices something. >> i see him reaching toward the gear shift. it happened so fast, i didn't have time to tell him not to do it. he was begging about going to bathroom. next thing we know he was taking off. >> the hyundai zooms ahead and pulls into traffic. officer bock gives chase. >> i think he was at that point willing to do anything to get away. he knew he was probably going back to prison which makes it even worse because he has nothing to lose. >> a police helicopter is deployed and a camera captures the scene from the air. >> the best point about having the helicopter above, he can tell us traffic left or right, if we're clear which allows us to make it easier. >> cross traffic to your left and right when you get to 77 both directions. >> the helicopter helps officer
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bock in traffic situations. >> people do different things. some stop, so go right, some go left, some stay in the same lane. that's one of the worst things trying to judge what's that car going to do when we get to it. you never know. >> the pursuit covers 20 miles. the suspect is becoming more braisen in his attempt to get away. >> we're not going to quit the chase. >> police departments have different policies regarding high speed chases. officers in fort worth can continue pursuit if they think it's safe. the suspect exits the highway. officers are still in close pursuit. >> he's made a u-turn here. we're back northbound on 77. we're going to make another
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u-turn go back southbound on 77. >> soon the chase heads to a ho tell parking lot. >> we're making our way through the parking lot here. >> as the suspect drives on the sidewalk, a pursuing unit is forced to drive backwards to keep him in his sites. >> working our way back to 77 back toward downtown. >> up the road the suspect encounters more heavy traffic with little room to maneuver. the hyundai plows into the back of a stopped car. units converge on the smoking vehicle. >> we've got him stopped. >> the suspect is able to slip away. it's apparent the car is losing some of its horsepower. >> that car did cause his vehicle damage. even though it was running good, a short time later, i car died. >> the hyundai coasts along. the driver still refusing to
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stop. >> we knew the pursuit was over with. at that point you see he's getting ready to jump out and run on foot. >> then the pursuit takes a startling turn. >> he's out of the car riding the hood of the car. he actually climbed up on the hood of his car and riding for a short distance before jumping off. >> watch from another officer's dash cam as the suspect climbs out of the driver's seat and prepares to jump while the car is still moving. >> he tripped himself on his car and then tumbles to the ground. before getting up and running down the embankment. >> he's on foot running northbound. >> the chase continues on foot until the suspect trips and falls. law enforcement officers led by officer bock and canine unit catch him at the bottom of the hill. >> this is over. they've made an arrest.
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>> the suspect is led away in handcuffs. when officer bock sees the dash cam video, he's amazed the suspect despite his hood-riding adventure didn't hurt himself or someone else. >> it's almost like it's not real. it's comical to see him riding the hood. >> if weren't for the whole dispute, you would probably have to laugh at the situation. coming up, an officer and suspect and oncoming train. when "caught on camera dash cam diaries" continues. but when it comes to omega-3s, it's the epa and dha that really matter for heart health. not all omega-3 supplements are the same. introducing bayer pro ultra omega-3 from the heart health experts at bayer. with two times the concentration of epa and dha as the leading omega-3 supplement.
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unaccounted for. breaking now, someone called in a threat of chemical weapons on board. that turned out to be unfounded. now back to "caught on camera." a high speed chase ends s bankruptly when a isn abruptly when a suspect's car hits a moving train. october 13, 2013, lieutenant brad benson of the utah police department is responding to reports of a domestic disturbance. >> dispatch said the suspect was a female attempting to leave a residence in a black mercedes.
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>> benson radios for backup units. officer carlo of the neighboring salt lake police department is dispatched to the scene. >> i waited in my vehicle for the vehicle to cross by so i can get involved in the pursuit. >> the black mercedes flies by the officer towards an oncoming train. >> and i was shocked to be honest with you. seeing a train that was on the tracks half way through its cycle, and her seed was so great, i knew there was no way she could stop. >> he's going to hit a train. is she just hit the train. the train hit her. >> i was totally in disbelief. i couldn't believe a normal person would travel towards a moving train and not attempt to stop or slow down. >> i saw her car sitting on the set of tracks. i figured she was fatal or seriously injured. >> police are concerned the
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suspect, if alive, could be armed and dangerous. officer decarlo approaches with caution. >> we don't know if she's got weapons. i approached with my handgun drawn. i was unable to see or hear anything. obviously there was a living train to the left of my. i had to break the back passenger window to get a visual. the tint was so dark i couldn't see. >> the suspect is alive and unarmed but trapped trying to free herself there the twisted sedan. >> she was in excruciating pain. her body was disstatorted in th vehicle. i asked her if she could get out of the passenger door. she said she wasn't sure. >> lieutenant benson approaches the car. >> as i'm trying to get there to
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approach, i hear the train horn. i associated that with the train that she hit. i looked back north and noticed there was a train on top of us. >> the train is still passing by. i never thought or knew another train was barrelling down the track near us. >> lieutenant benson tries to get officer decarlo's attention. >> i yelled at him two or three times. it was hard for me to hear me over the train horn. >> i saw his train gestures. i wasn't sure what she was speaking. with the noise of the train, i didn't know what he was saying to me. i observed out of the corner of my eye another other train coming up to me. >> by the time he sees the speeding locomotive, it was on top of him. >> i realized the train was behind me, i didn't have the time to have the oh no moment.
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it happened so fast. >> watch again as officer decarlo gets out of the way right before the yellow locomotive slams the car with the woman still inside. >> i'm watching the train it seems in slow motion to push this car like a toy down the track. as a police officer, we're there to help people regardless if they've done something good or bad. i'm there to make sure she's okay. i felt kind of helpless once the other train hit her. >> hearing that combination of horn and brakes on the train squeaking and metal being crushed, basically my heart sunk. i was convinced we were going to find her dead. >> the train slows as the emergency brakes kick in. as the officer heads down the track, he's shocked by what he finds. >> to see she was still alive was a miracle to be honest with you. i thought by the second time
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that there's no way a person could sustain these two horrible collisions and walk away. she's very, very lucky to be alive. >> so is officer decarlo. >> team work in law enforcement is key. lieutenant benson works for the wood cross police department, i work for another police department. regardless of what agency we work for, we're partners for each other and look out for each other. at the end of the day, we want to make sure we all get home to our families. >> coming up, a gun battle at 100 miles per hour. >> i knew it only ended two ways. one he wreck out and survive or two he be shot and killed. >> when "caught on camera dash cam diaries" continues.
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a high speed chase under fire. >> once he started firing upon me, i knew it ended two ways. one he wreck out and survive or two, he be shot and killed. >> april 26, 2009 mobile, alabama. sheriff deputies mcclain and cassidy are in pursuit of william odell wood, a man suspected of shooting his estranged wife and murdering her family the previous night. they join a handful of other law enforcement officers already chasing the suspect's chevy blazer. because he works under cover, deputy cassidy's face and voice are masked for interview. >> when the suspect passed us, there was probably about six
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unmarked vehicles behind him including a narcotics unit as well as u.s. marshals. i asked do you want me to take the lead? that's all i needed to hear from that point on. >> the suspect had no bounds no limits. he didn't care anybody anybody. >> you can't see it in the dash cam video, but the officers see something that raises the stakes. >> when i saw the suspect pick up the rifle, my worth fears had come true. this is about to go bad. >> he's firing. >> speeding down the highway, the suspect blasts out his back window and hits the top of the cruiser's windshield. >> me captain ovb obvious, i sa
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he's firing at us. my partner actually took his rifle. >> deputy mcclain readies his assault rifle. >> everyone knows you don't bring a pistol. you bring a rifle. i knew i had to have the rifle to bring the connect shots. >> he gives mcclain a clear shot. instead of uses it out the window, his plan was to shoot through the windshield. >> maybe not hitting him but getting his attention to distract him from firing. >> inside the police car, the noise of mcclain shooting through the windshield, the
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noise. >> it was worse than any concert i had been through. every round he fire othered was bouncing off the passenger window. the hot brass was going down hitting me in the neck. >> i started firing toward the back of the vehicle and worked my way up. >> the move also puts the cruiser back this the line of fire. >> i had enough faith in deputy mcclain, i knew if i gave him a stable shooting platform, there was no way we were going to lose the battle. >> the suspect fires back hitting the undercarriage of the cruiser. the deputy doesn't try to avoid the shots. >> just kept the vehicle at a proper speed and allowed know make the shot. >> mcclain and the suspect continue to exchange fire. >> we were so close, i actually
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watched the suspect turn in the driver's seat holding a pistol and fire rapid fire at us. that's when deputy mcclain bowed in on the suspect. >> i knew at that point stop shooting into the vehicle and focus and kill him quick. hearing these shots, i progressively worked my way up. boom, boom, boom and and kept continuing up until the last few rounds. that time i could realize i was hitting around the headrest. >> mcclain's final shots hit the suspect and the blazer veers into the guardrail. >> when he bounces off, you can see his body go limp. i watch the suspect roll right almost to the passenger seat. the vehicle bounces off and momentum continues to go. >> the chase comes an end. other units converge on the blazer not knowing if the
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suspect is dead or alive. >> checked real quick for a pulse on his neck. no pulse. i knew he was deceased at that time. >> after the heroing chase, both deputies are cited for their bravery. sam cochran is the sheriff of mobile county. >> it was very important to be recognized not only by the sheriff's office but by our community. i think in this situation, clearly without the outcome, we may never know what would have happened for it not for the bravery of these deputies and cool performance under pressure. coming up, don't get too close. when "caught on camera dash cam diaries" continues. but who's got your back when you need legal help? we do. we're legalzoom, and over the last 10 years, we've helped
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first responders inspecting a smoking manhole have no idea
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what's about to happen. >> i never pictured this situation having this outcome. april 22nd, 2012, california. jeremy sue and jason womba have witnessed an explosion in a manhole. >> we were sitting in a nearby parking lot down the street basically. officer womba heard an explos n explosion. we called for fire authority to come out and respond. >> a few minutes later, the fire department arrives led by captain dave wolf. >> we got on scene put on safety equipment, saw a manhole cover blown off prior to our arrival. we had smoke coming out of the manhole. seemed like a pretty cut and dry
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call. >> captain buchanon and firefighter boyle look for source of the smoke. >> we can't identify what is on fire. seems like it's down underneath the hole. >> the captain and firefighter lean in for a closer look. >> i turn on my flashlight to see if anything is burning. that's when it exploded it was just a bright flash that came up. it almost felt like a wave. it kind of brought my arms up. then spun me around. >> the explosion knocks captain wolf back. >> all i remember is just a noise and then a ringing. you know, bright light, electrical smell kind of thing. >> i woke up in the bushes and remember the first thing i did was checked because my face was on fire. it felt like my hands were
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burnt. i made sure i had fingers left. >> they still don't know what's burning. firefighter boyle and officer sue rush to captain wolf's aid. as they pass the manhole -- >> the vault went off again. >> watch as the force of the blast just barely misses hitting the officer in the face. unphased, firefighter boyle finds a stunned captain wolf. >> i was so dazed and confused. what happened? my head ringing was a headache times ten i've ever had in my life. >> the captain is puse pulled a. whatever is going on underground is still. it erupts again. everyone made it away before the
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last blast. >> it was such a rush. everything happened so quickly. you don't have time to think. you're trying to get the firefighter out of there. >> when gas workers arrive on the scene, officer sue learns is cause of explosions. >> i spoke to the supervisor. he said there's a type of short that happened down in the vault. what was going on was the main power was sending surges, test surges to the lines. that was causing the explosions. >> the vault is an underground box that how has electrical equipment. captain wolf and firefighter boyle are transported to the hospital and treated for first and second degree burns to their heads and hands. within a few weeks, they are back to work. >> if we weren't using protective gear, we would have injured a lot more. burns would have been a lot worse to our body. >> a lot of guys have even said we don't know how you're alive right now. >> expect the unexpected.
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this was definitely unexpected for us. a state trooper gets more than he bargains for when he helps a motorist on the side of the highway. >> not only a considerable difference from the hospital but considerable distance from civilization. july 17, 2012, wendover, utah. cade is about to start his shift when a call comes over his radio. >> dispatch immediately advised me of a woman in labor with twins. >> he's got a lot of ground to cover. the sergeant has to race 22 miles to the scene. >> it was important for me to get there quickly due to the fact i was going to be the first person with emergency or medical training. from the nearest hospital, we were approximately 90 miles if not a little more. >> with dash cam rolling, he
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pulls up behind the car and finds the parents in the front seat holding the first baby. >> especially understanding the first baby had been born already, i knew that it was definitely up to me. >> i'm going to go get my first aid kid. okay? if you feel like pushing, you may have to go ahead and push. >> i can't. it hurts so much. >> i said it's going to happen now. let's get the baby out. >> with the sergeant ready to catch, the woman gives another push. >> and she screamed a couple of times when contractions hit. to be quite honest, when the actual contraction that pushed the baby out came, she didn't make too much noise. i looked down and said here she comes. when she finally gave birth, i was a little nervous.
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the baby didn't cry immediately. her eyes were open. immediately at that point a small breeze came up her back. she gave a little shiver and good healthy cry. >> the sergeant clears the baby's air way and hands her to her mother. >> then we just waited. medical showed up approximately ten minutes after delivery. >> mothers and babies are transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital. despite his quick thinking under pressure, sergeant brenchly doesn't consider what he did to be heroic. >> i think the true hero is the mother for giving birth to twins on the side of the road in a honda accord and giving birth to
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the second baby with the first baby in her arms. it was pretty impressive and heroic. when the pressure is is on, and your back is against the wall. do you run for your life or face fear head on? >> i was like game on. >> one man defending his business. and another defends his home. while this

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