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Video: Police officer rescues chicken from fire

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Police officer in New York rescues a chicken from a burning shed. (Ossining Police Dept.)

A police officer saved a chicken from becoming barbecue in New York.

Body cam video shows Officer McGovern responding to a fire at a shed in the town of Ossining,

Police said McGovern tossed aside several propane tanks so they wouldn't explode. Once at the shed, he saw a chicken scurrying around. He picked it up and carried it to safety.

The department said it would put him in for a "Lifesaving Award."