Orange County corrections officer saves disabled man from fire

Posted on 7.8.19

Winter Park, FL — A local Florida man was given an award for saving his disabled neighbor from an apartment building blaze. Startled by the smell of smoke on a recent evening, the man immediately brought his son to safety. Upon learning that a disabled man was still inside the building, he rushed back to rescue him. The man then proceeded to use a portable fire extinguisher to control the flames until emergency crews arrived. While presenting the honor, the Fire Chief declared that this man’s heroism prevented “a full-blown apartment fire with severe injury.”

FOX35 Orlando (Orlando, FL)

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