Monday, September 12, 2016

Remembering the Miracle of Ladder Company Number Six


Bill Butler: “And I was kind of lifting and guiding her at the same time. As I was going down, she seemed like she was scared, and I just, I said, you know, ‘What’s your name?’ And she said, ‘My name is Josephine.’ And I said, ‘Josephine, we’re going to get you out of here today.” They hadn’t fought the fire that day, but maybe they could save a life. They never suspected the exhausted woman leaning on Billy Butler, would wind up saving all of their lives by forcing them to stop when everyone else was fleeing.

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