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The woman suffers burns after deliberately ramming her car in Florida sheriff’s office substation, police say

A woman suffered third-degree burns after deliberately slamming her car filled with accelerants in a Florida sheriff’s office substation on Monday, the officials said.

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A woman suffered third-degree burns after deliberately slamming her car filled with accelerants in a Florida sheriff’s office substation on Monday, the officials said.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened around noon at the office of the South Broward district office in Pembroke, and that the woman in the car was filled with accelerants.

Deputies said the car hit in the office community service room and a fire broke out in the vehicle.

#BREAKING: Car crashes into Pembroke Park BSO station, at least 1 injured https://t.co/eRSzU5uJ4f pic.twitter.com/iOxGnXVPc0

— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) March 19, 2018

Ben Mendez told WSVN-TV he was painting outside the substation when he heard the crash. He ran inside the building to see if the woman needed help.

“When I opened the door, she was engulfed in flames,” he said. “I went to pull her out of the car. I tore her clothes off, laid her on the ground. Her role, just to think of it, it will already have the flames away from her.”

Mendez said when he pulled her from the flames, the woman was “babbling” about her love life.

A Broward County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said it was “very disturbing” the woman had intentionally crashed her car into the building, according to WPLG-TV. She said that the incident is still under investigation.

The woman was not immediately identified.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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