VIDEO: Colorado deputy rescues dog from burning SUV

A quick-witted deputy rescued a distressed dog from a burning vehicle in Douglas County, Colorado.

Body-cam footage released by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office shows Deputy Michael Gregorek breaking the SUV’s windows with a retractable baton before pulling the distressed dog to safety from the back window on Jan. 22.

"What a phenomenal ending to a scary situation for all," the department wrote in a Facebook post.

"I would’ve done, you know, the same thing whether it be baby, human, dog, cat," Gregorek said. "A life is a life and you kind of treat it as such in a situation like that."

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