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8 Year Old Hailed As Hero In Triple Fatal Fire

 
8 Year Old Hailed As Hero In Triple Fatal Fire
Posted Monday, January 20th 2014 @ 12pm

Penfield N.Y.-Three people were killed , including an 8 year old boy, after a fire in Penfield early this morning.

That boy  Tyler Doohan, is being hailed as a hero today. Penfield Fire Chief Chris Ebmyer tells WHAM 1180 that the little boy discoverd the fire inside the Fondiller Drive Mobile home and managed to wake others inside.

Two others, 57 year old Louis Beach and 54 year old Steven Smith , were also killed. Six others managed to escape Ebmyer says, thanks in large part to the little boys' actions.

 Still not known at this time however is how exactly the fire started. Ebmyer though says they beleive it started in the front portion of the mobile home.

 The chief says they plan to hold a debreifing with those who fought the fire this morning as they deal with the emotion of it all.

TO LISTEN TO INTERVIEW WITH THE FIRE CHIEF: CLICK HERE

(PHOTO COURTESTY 13WHAM NEWS)

 

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