Off-Duty Firefighter & Paramedic help pull driver to safety

Great job by our Operations Supervisor Shane Stephenson who helped pull a driver from safety just before the car burst into flames. “Right place, right time to be able to help out.”

BEVERLY, MASS. (WHDH) – Rescue crews said good Samaritans jumped in to help a driver Thursday after a fiery crash in Beverly.

The crash happened Thursday morning on Route 128. In the aftermath of the incident, crews said one of the people who helped get the driver to safety was an off duty firefighter just days into his career with the Manchester-by-the-Sea Fire Department.

“Right place right time to be able to help out,” said Manchester-by-the-Sea Probationary Firefighter Shane Stephenson

7NEWS spoke with Stephenson, who downplayed his role jumping into action….

See the whole story and watch the video here

Pictured: Shane and his wife, Amy, at the Santa Parade in Manchester.

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