Friday, May 4, 2012
Friday morning, Corporal Chris Moore was honored by the Red Cross for pulling a driver from a burning car. Watch the dash cam video here.
Town and Country Police Corporal Chris Moore received the American Red Cross Life Savers Award on Friday morning. Moore was recognized for his bravery during a car crash last June on Mason Road that left the driver trapped in his car as it became engulfed in flames. You can see in the Town and Country Police Department dash cam video in this article, when Moore arrives on the scene he runs from his car and aggressively works to pull out the driver free and then drags him away from the vehicle as it becomes engulfed in flames. Police provided the following account of the incident. On June 24th Corporal Moore responded to an overturned vehicle on Mason Road; and, upon arrival discovered a vehicle on its side and fire coming from the engine …
Friday, December 16, 2011
Town and Country Police Corporal Chris Moore was just awarded the Medal of Valor for pulling a driver from a burning car in June.
Town and Country Police Corporal Chris Moore was awarded the Medal of Valor for pulling a driver from a burning car in June. Above is dash cam video from the incident. You can see Cpl. Moore rush to the car, aggressively work to pull out the driver and then drag him away from the vehicle as it becomes engulfed in flames. Moore was credited for saving the driver's life. Earlier this month, Moore was awarded the Medal of Valor by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association. READ RELATED STORIES: Law Enforcement Veteran Pulls Man From Burning Car Town and Country Police Officials Commended for Outstanding Service Seconds Count: Police Dash-Cam Video Shows Heroic Rescue
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Instinct took over when Town and Country Cpl. Chris Moore pulled a driver to safety after arriving at the scene of an overturned vehicle engulfed in flames.
Town and Country-Manchester Patch has obtained the dash-cam video of a heroic rescue of a man from an overturned vehicle engulfed in flames. (Read Previous Story: Law Enforcement Veteran Pulls Man From Burning Car) Town and Country Cpl. Chris Moore was the first to arrive at the scene of the accident off Mason Road June 24. Moore successfully pulled the driver, who was stuck under the steering column, to safety. A second officer arrived shortly afterward to assist. Moore was recognized this week by the city's mayor with a Meritorious Service Citation for his quick response to the incident. This video, recorded from the Town and Country Police Department's dash-cam system, shows the rescue. See related stories: Law Enforcement Veteran Pulls…
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Town and Country Police Corporal Chris Moore says he was "just in the right place at the right time."
Around 8:40 p.m. June 24 a driver heading south on Mason Road in Town and Country lost control of his vehicle, careening off the road and flipping his car onto its side. As the engine burst into flames, passersby called 911 and tried unsuccessfully to dislodge the driver from the burning car. Town and Country Police Corporal Chris Moore was three minutes away from the scene when word of the accident came over dispatch. He was the first officer to arrive at the fiery site of the crash and, perhaps through sheer will alone, pulled the man out of his car and to safety. Another motorist “had managed to get (the driver’s) seatbelt cut, but they couldn’t get (the trapped driver) out because his right leg and foot were pinned, right below the …