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Appleton police officers save man from burning vehicle

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APPLETON, WI (WTAQ) - Two Appleton police officers had to act quickly when they pulled a 25-year-old man from a burning SUV early Thursday.

The incident happened in the 100 block of S. State Street around 4 a.m.

The cops arrived on scene and saw the burning vehicle with an unconscious man inside. They quickly pulled him to safety. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Small explosions were seen and heard from the burning Jeep as crews from the Appleton Fire Department arrived.

According to investigators, the blaze was caused by a mechanical or electronic issue.

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