The postal worker says he was driving down a rural road in Osawatomie on Sunday when his mail truck caught fire.
When he realized he wasn't able to control the fire, he jumped into action.
The unnamed man began taking packages from the back of his truck and putting them on the side of the road so they wouldn't burn.
Firefighters say the truck was completely in flames by the time they got there.
Luckily, the driver had removed all of the packages before any were damaged.