Police chief, fireman save little boy

Child found inside burning car; life saved by actions

Flomaton Fire Chief Steve Stanton credited Flomaton Police Chief Chance Thompson and Volunteer Fireman Hunter White for saving the life of a 4-year old boy last Wednesday afternoon when the fire chief discovered the child inside a burning vehicle on Twin Bridges Road.

At 3:21 p.m. last Wednesday Flomaton dispatch received a 911 call of an explosion and a fire at 1119 Twin Bridges Road.

Chief Thompson arrived on the scene to find a car trailer containing a welding machine on fire.

“Chance got on the scene and advised me the welding machine was fully involved in flames,” Stanton said.

Stanton sa...