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VIDEO: Coast Guardsmen make dramatic roadside rescue

Guardsmen rescue driver from burning truck (Source: USCG) Guardsmen rescue driver from burning truck (Source: USCG)
MOBILE, AL (WVUE) -

Four members of the Coast Guard made a rescue on land by pulling a man from a burning 18-wheeler. 

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the marine inspectors saw the accident unfold between a disabled vehicle and the semi-truck along Interstate 10 in Mobile, Alabama. 

The truck rolled onto its side and the cab caught fire. 

Mobile readers can watch the video here.

The Guardsmen called 9-1-1 and pulled the driver from the truck. Seconds later the the entire cab was engulfed in flames. 

The rescuers administered first aid while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive. 

The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment. 

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