Officer carries woman from burning home to safety

Officer Evans. (Source: Fayetteville Police Department)

A North Carolina police officer is being praised after officials say he helped save a woman's life.

According to the Fayetteville Police Department, Officer Evans, who was the first officer and emergency responder on scene, arrived at a house fire near the intersection of Slater Avenue and Bullock Street just before 3:30 Monday afternoon.

When he arrived, he found a woman who was unresponsive inside the doorway of the home. He then went inside and carried the woman to safety.

She was taken to the hospital for treatment. She is excepted to make a full recovery, officials said.

This story was reported on from Charlotte, N.C.