The paramedic was spraying down the car with a fire extinguisher and told the approaching officer that someone was still inside.
From 2018 to today, he's spent countless hours on the road taking a camper trailer to someone who just lost their home.
Thanks to an 11-year-old girl's observation, quick actions and thorough description, Fiona was saved and the fire was extinguished.
After calling 911, Collum went into the house himself, rescuing neighbor Deb Shanahan before first responders even arrived on the scene.
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Her dad grabbed some ladders and headed to the apartment, where the residents were attempting to climb out.
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Armed with water and fire extinguishers, employees of the center stood in front of the tanks and waited, ready.
Thankfully, many of the pets did make it out alive, but some are still in critical condition and receiving intensive care.
The fire was much more extensive than it first appeared. Fire crews were on scene and managed to put out the fire, but it took some doing.
The owner's sister took the two dogs in critical condition to a local emergency clinic, where they are being treated.
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After a short time, the family realized one of their members was not with them, and was likely still trapped inside on the second floor.
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Milan was treated for second-degree burns and smoke inhalation, and sister Malaysia was treated for severe burns.
Had it not been for that extra bit of time they waited, they might have passed before the accident took place and been unable to help.
Officer Jolin was nearby at the time, and when the call came he was able to get to the house in under a minute.
Ervin's bodycam footage has been released in part, showing just how extreme the situation was and how much danger he faced during the rescue.
'I was really lucky to be able to do what I did, and what I did was not right. It put people in a difficult situation. I was desperate.'
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