Jamie Foxx Rescues Man From Burning Truck Outside Foxx's Home

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Jamie Foxx may have played good guys and heroes in movies, but he became one on Monday night.

The actor rescued a man from his truck that caught fire right in front of Foxx's home.

Brett Kyle, 32, was driving his truck "at a high rate of speed, when the truck went off the road, went into a drainage ditch and rolled over several times, according to a statement from California Highway Patrol Officer Marco Marin.

When the truck stopped flipping, it landed on its side and caught on fire.

"As I'm getting him out, I said, 'You've got to help me get you out because I don't want to have to leave you,' " Foxx told CNN affiliate KCAL. "I said, 'You've angels around you.'"

Something that most people probably don't know is that Foxx is an off-duty EMT.

"I don't look at it as heroic. I just look at it as ... you just had to do something," Foxx told KCAL. "It all worked out."

When he fire department arrived, the car was fully engulfed by flames, according to Ventura County Fire Department spokesman Capt. Mike Lindbery. Kyle was taken to the hospital with burn injuries.

Jamie Foxx, you are truly a great person.

Met the father of the young man from last night today. This is all that matters. That a man, a son, a brother's life was spared last night. God had his arms wrapped around all of us...No heroes...Just happy fathers.

A photo posted by Jamie Foxx (@iamjamiefoxx) on Jan 19, 2016 at 7:48pm PST

Source: CNN