Good Samaritan rescues man from burning dumpster

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Good Samaritan Rescues Man from Burning Dumpster

OKLAHOMA CITY — One man has suffered significant burns after an incident near a convenience store in north Oklahoma City.

The fire happened in the 1600 block of N. Rockwell around 8:10 p.m.

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Fire officials say the victim was sleeping in a dumpster when it caught on fire.

The man was able to get out of the dumpster, but has "significant burns to one of his legs," according to OKCFD.

EMSA and fire investigators responded to the scene.

"The trash can was on fire and inside was a dude, he started yellin'. So we came outside and dude was like, half sleep," Blaize Jones said. "Whatever the case was, we pulled him out the trash can."

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