- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 14, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Two Rochester police officers are being credited with saving three people from a vehicle that crashed and burst into flames last weekend.

Rochester Police Department official say a car had caught fire after hitting a fire hydrant, a street sign and a tree around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

When Officers Jason Prinzi and Katie Kratts arrived on the scene, one of the people had gotten out of the car. Three others remained inside, including one person who was unconscious.

The officers each pulled one person to safety, then went back to the burning vehicle to rescue the last one. All four people were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police officials say the two officers declined all requests from media for interviews about the rescue.



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