Man rescued from burning car

Published: June 2, 2008 | 7103rd good news item since 2003

Firefighters called to a burning car overnight in Auckland thought they were dealing with a fatality, but they rescued a man inside – just in the nick of time.

Fire Services were called to Shadbolt Park in New Lynn just after 11pm, after multiple calls of a car on fire.

Spokesman Steve Smith says the car was well ablaze when firefighters got there.

Steve Smith says the 20-year-old man remains in a critical condition.

The fire is not thought to be suspicious.

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