Six-year-old puts fire safety education to use in saving family


By Lisa Braxton

A Georgia six-year-old is being heralded as a hometown hero for saving his family from fire. According to Northwest Georgia News, on the morning of November 14, Timothy Hall woke up to discover that his house was on fire and filling with smoke. Hall, who had recently learned escape planning and other fire safety lessons at his school from the Cedartown Fire Department fire safety clowns, woke his family and got them out of the house.

The Polk County Fire Department wanted to do something special for Timothy and gave him an award for valor during a presentation at his elementary school. He was also made an honorary firefighter.

Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

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