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Turkish Man Drives Burning Tanker Away From Petrol Station Watch

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    A Turkish man has been hailed as a hero after bravely leaping into the cab of a burning oil tanker and driving it away from a petrol station forecourt.

    Engin Kocak's incredible act of gallantry was caught on CCTV at a petrol station in the Halkapinar district of Izmir province.

    The potentially lethal blaze kicked off when petrol being drawn from the tanker caught fire, leading to flames instantly bursting high into the air.

    People on the scene began fleeing while Kocak was frantically, yet fruitlessly, trying to dampen the shooting flames.

    On seeing that his efforts were proving futile he immediately leapt into the driver's seat and moved the vehicle away from the station, leaving a trail of fire following him as he drove off.

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    Forget lad, this guy is a MAN.
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    AMAZING! It's bravery like that which makes me admire humanity.
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    What a guy, free petrol for life I'm thinking..
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    I still don't want Turkey in the EU
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    He saved more precious petrol from getting blown up!
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    He only did it for the sweet petrol inside the tanker :drool:
 
 
 
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