The off-duty cop knew something was wrong when he saw smoke and saw his neighbor run out of her home with only one of her three children.
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First the firefighters tried to lure out the tortoise with some delicious watermelon, but the 100-pound tortoise wasn't cooperating.
"The electricity from the lightning actually went through him and caused him to black out and go to the floor."
The referee wasn't breathing, and he had no pulse. His wife, a nurse, was sure he was dead - she just hoped Copeland would bring him back.
While helping a student look sharp for graduation isn't normally on the schedule for cops, it's definitely a part of serving the community.
One officer ran to free the occupants while the other officer ran toward the front of the car and battled flames with a fire extinguisher.
Unbeknownst to her father, Wilkerson snapped the heartwarming moment between the state trooper and her dad, and it's now a precious memento.
Perhaps not the most peaceful way to start a birthday - but after 93, this one was certainly memorable!