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Station 6 saves 8 lives in 1 year

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Jul 30, 2012 at 8:01 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Firefighters from Station 6 in Minneapolis have saved more lives in one year than most firefighters do in years.
 
The station is credited with saving 8 lives in less than a year, including residents who were trapped in a home on Saturday. Unfortunately, one person died, but firefighters rescued four others from the burning home, including a baby.
 
Station 6 firefighters have pulled seven people from burning buildings, each time risking their own safety. An eighth person, who threatened to jump from a bridge into interstate traffic, was saved by a captain. KSTP-TV (http://bit.ly/OrvI5d) says firefighters cut holes in a chain link fence over the interstate and Capt. J.R. Klepp was able to reach through and prevent the man from landing in traffic.

 

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