Thursday afternoon firefighters rushed to an Atlantic County motel and saved a man who trapped behind a fire.

A room at the Country Inn located on the White Horse Pike in Galloway Township caught fire around 4:30 p.m., leaving a man unable to escape. Firefighters rushed to scene and were able to control and extinguish the flames in about 30 minutes.

The trapped man was able to get out with the help of firefighters and was quickly airlifted to the nearest hospital.

According to authorities the unidentified man's condition is not yet known at this time. Officials are still still investigating on the cause of the fire.

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