Know who this Turlock ‘good Samaritan’ is? Police still looking for car fire rescuer

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The Turlock Police Department has yet to identify the rescuer who pulled a man out of a burning car last week, a spokesman said Tuesday.

Detectives would like to talk with the rescuer to investigate the incident, and Sgt. Michael Parmley said there were no updates on the case as of Tuesday afternoon.

A video shows the rescuer make several attempts to pull a man out of the back seat of a burning vehicle on the 200 block of D Street at about 12:10 a.m. Thursday. After rescuing him through the car’s rear hatch, police said, the person left the scene. Witnesses reported the fire after hearing tires pop from the heat.

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