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Boynton Beach police rescue 4 people, including two children, from house fire

Posted: 12:17 AM, May 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-17 08:20:11Z

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Boynton Beach police rescued four people, including two small children, from a house fire Wednesday night.

A woman called 911 around 9:25 p.m. and said there was a fire in her house, and she couldn't get out.

Police arrived before firefighters and within seconds broke down the front door.

Officer Montoute broke open the front door and ran inside where he found a woman unconscious on the couch.

Sgt. Jean put her over his shoulder and carried her outside to safety. Officer Montoute than raced up the stairs and rescued two young children, ages 5 and 6, and the woman who had been on the phone with 911.

"Once I opened the door I saw a lady and two kids at the window. She threw the kids at me and she got on my back and I ran out of the house," said Officer Daniel Montoute-Howard with Boynton Beach Police.

Officer Daniel Montoute and Sgt. Widy Jean rescued four people from the house on Azalea Circle.

No one was hurt.