Student Saves Woman Trapped in Burning Car by Punching Window and Pulling Her to Safety

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A 19-year-old man is hailed as a hero after he saved a woman trapped inside a burning car in a Chevron gas station in Oregon.

Phillipe Bittar was on his way to a restaurant with his brother Raphael when they saw a Volvo on fire in Beaverton.

While bystanders were watching and taking a video of the woman trapped inside her vehicle, Bittar risked his life to break a window and pull the woman out.

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He told reporters, “I wasn’t really thinking, I just saw her and knew I had to get her out of there before it gets worse.” He said he was shocked to see the crowd of people taking videos, but no one stepped in to help.

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