November 16, 2012
Officer Chris Heleine, a 4 1/2-year veteran of the Indiana State University Public Safety Department, pulled a student to safety just seconds before his burning car became almost entirely engulfed in flames.
The incident occurred Wednesday afternoon on a campus parking lot and officials say the officer's quick action likely saved the student's life. The Tribune-Star newspaper carried a full report on the rescue, including video from a campus security camera:
Officer Chris Heleine's actions are credited with saving the life of a student who was incapacitated inside his burning car following a crash Wednesday on an ISU parking lot.