Four Honored for Saving Man From Burning Truck

4 years 4 months 1 week ago Tuesday, January 14 2014 Jan 14, 2014 Tuesday, January 14, 2014 3:16:00 AM CST January 14, 2014 in News
Source: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

POTOSI (AP) - An eastern Missouri firefighter and three other people are honored for quick actions that saved a man in a burning truck last fall.

The Daily Journal in Park Hills reports about 125 people attended a weekend ceremony honoring Potosi firefighter Randy Eaton and three citizens - Bob Akers, Ashley Jenkins and Aaron Fitzgerald.

On Oct. 28, John E. Pinson of Troy was involved in an accident on Highway 21 near Potosi. His truck hit a tree and caught fire. The three residents helped Eaton free Pinson.

Pinson was flown to a St. Louis hospital where he spent two weeks recovering from his injuries.

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