Medic Saves Grandfather from Fire


 
 

| Tuesday, June 2, 2009


NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- New Smryna Beach Fire Rescue authorities are crediting an off duty firefighter and paramedic for saving an 84-year-old man's life.

Off duty firefighter Billy Crapps was grabbing a cup of coffee Sunday when he smelled smoke at a nearby residence and auto parts shop. He called 911 and helped 84-year-old Al Sanford out of the home. When the ambulance arrived, paramedic Mike Sanford realized the elderly man coming out of the burning home was his grandfather.

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