TAKE A STAND: SCDNR Hero

VIDEO: TAKE A STAND: SCDNR Hero

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - On a normal day, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources job is to regulate hunting, fishing and boating.  One day last week was not a normal day.

Sgt. Thomas Spann was off-duty in his personal car when he drove up on an accident near Pineville in Berkeley County.

The wrecked car was on fire.  Even when off-duty, Sergeant Spann always had his SCDNR radio.

He stopped, called for help, then ran to the wreck. Spann smashed the windows and rescued a mother and three small children from the burning car.

There is no doubt his quick-thinking saved lives.

Sgt. Thomas Spann, in our book, you are a hero.

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