Pregnant Firefighter Rescues Woman From Rolled Car And Then Gives Birth

Firefighter Megan Warfield is being hailed a hero after putting her own injuries aside to rescue a woman trapped in a rolled car – all while 9 months pregnant!

The Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue & Marine Facebook page shared about the heroic woman in a social media post.

They said, “Everyone, meet Megan, a true public servant. Megan is a member of the BQVFD and also a career firefighter with Baltimore County, MD. Megan has been serving in an administrative capacity for the past several months patiently waiting on the birth of her child.”

They went on to explain that she was just one week shy of her due date when she was involved in a “significant motor vehicle collision.”

The fire department said, “Ignoring any chance she could be injured, Megan immediately exited her mangled vehicle and began providing care to a person trapped by their overturned car. Megan stayed with this patient until Squad 213 arrived to free the victim. After all patients were evaluated, Megan agreed to an evaluation herself.”

Speaking on the accident with TODAY Parents, Megan explained, “I started to climb in there with her, but then I was like, ‘What are you doing? You’re nine months pregnant.’ I ended up holding onto her to keep her in place because I wasn’t sure of her injuries at the time.”

Unknown to Megan at the time, the accident induced her labor and knocked her baby sideways!

She was cramping terribly, but adrenaline kept her running. Megan gave birth less then 24 hours later! She delivered a beautiful and healthy baby girl, Charlotte.

Photo: YouTube/TODAY

The fire station began the creation of Charlotte’s Station in honor of Megan’s heroic and selfless actions. The station will be a child care center where firefighters can get quality childcare during volunteer hours and training.

You can watch Megan’s interview with TODAY in the video below:

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