(WHDH) — A Transportation Security Administration agent sprang into action last month when smoke began billowing from a bag going through a checkpoint at Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport in Georgia.
A video clip released by the TSA on Thursday shows lead officer Darrell Wade grabbing the smoking bag off a conveyor belt and bringing it away to safety.
The fire was caused by a malfunctioning e-cigarette battery, according to WSB-TV.
TSA officials said Wade’s quick actions help prevent possible injuries to passengers.
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