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Hinsdale paramedics recognized for rescuing woman from house fire

Published: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 4:39 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:49 a.m. CDT
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Members of the Hinsdale Fire Department were awarded a Unit Citation during a Hinsdale Village Board meeting May 21 for rescuing a 91-year-old woman from a house fire in February.

HINSDALE – Five members of the Hinsdale Fire Department were awarded a Unit Citation for demonstrating exceptional skill and proficiency during a Hinsdale house fire in February.

The crew members included Capt. Dave DeWolf, Lt. Bill Claybrook and firefighter/paramedics Steve Tullis, Jim Nichols and Nick McDonough.

Firefighter/paramedics Don Newberry and Dan Majewski also were awarded Individual Citations for their life-saving efforts in rescuing a 91-year-old woman from the burning home on South Bruner Street. All members were heralded for their teamwork and extraordinary actions during the Hinsdale Village Board meeting May 21.

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