NBC’s TODAY Highlights Pregnant Baltimore County Firefighter’s Selfless Rescue

Nine-months pregnant firefighter Megan Warfield sprang into action when involved in a mutli-vehicle crash to rescue a person trapped inside their flipped car.

NBC’s TODAY highlighted Megan’s daring story of selfless action. Earlier this month, Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Department member and Baltimore County Fire Department career firefighter, Megan Warfield was involved in a multi-vehicle car crash which resulted in an overturned vehicle in the roadway. Without hesitation, though nine months pregnant, Megan immediately left her car to aid the trapped victim.

Megan stayed with the victim, keeping her calm and immobilized, until further help arrived on the scene. Amazingly, Megan’s boyfriend, a paramedic, was one of the first to arrive on the scene. After everyone else’s injuries had been evaluated, Megan agreed to be checked into Johns Hopkins Hospital as the crash had induced her labor.

Less than 24 hours later, Megan and her boyfriend welcomed a healthy baby girl into the world.

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olzewski and the Baltimore County Fire Department took to twitter to express their gratitude for Megan’s courageous acts:

Read the full story and watch video coverage on TODAY.

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