Dick Van Dyke Rescued From Burning Car in L.A.

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Dick Van Dyke was “fine” after being rescued from a burning car on the 101 freeway, according to California Highway Patrol officials and the 87 year-old actor’s own Twitter account.

“He’s fine, thank God!!” his wife, Arlene Van Dyke tweeted on Monday.

According to the California Highway Patrol’s incident log, officers responded to a report of a burning vehicle on the eastbound 101 Freeway near Parkway Calabasas around 2. p.m. on Monday.

TMZ reported that a man named Jason Pennington rescued Van Dyke after spotting a car full of smoke on the side of the 101 freeway where he saw an elderly man hunched over at the wheel.

Watch Arlene Van Dyke’s video of the incident (via Twitter):

Van Dyke’s melted car @iammrvandy (https://twitter.com/iammrvandy) He’s fine thank God!! vine.co/v/hOjUae1muaa (https://vine.co/v/hOjUae1muaa)— arlene van dyke (@speakyteeth) August 19, 2013

(http://twitter.com/#!/speakyteeth/status/369575305956294656

Variety.



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