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Marine saves toddler from burning vehicle

FALLBROOK, CA – A Marine from Camp Pendleton was able to rescue a small child from a burning vehicle in Fallbrook on December 7th.

According to KTLA, Gunnery Sgt. Kyle Wetter came across a burning vehicle with the child’s mother standing on the outside. The father was inside the vehicle working to free the child who was locked in their car seat.

Wittner was able to use a knife to cut the seatbelt and free the child before anyone involved sustained serious injuries.

Details regarding the cause of the vehicle fire remain unclear at this time. The precise location of the incident is not mentioned in the report.

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