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Firefighters save 2 children from house fire

A 3-year-old boy was found inside unconscious

EAST POINT, Ga. — The firefighters who rescued two children from a burning home in East Point on Monday are talking about the experience. Crews found the kitchen up in flames and then later found the children inside.

According to East Point fire officials, firefighters responded to a burning home on Valley View Drive and found two children inside, a 3-year-old boy was found unconscious and barely breathing and a 12-year-old girl was found by firefighter Scott Thompson, hiding in a closet. He pulled her out, and firefighters got both children out of the house.

Lt. Thompson said when they carried the 12-year-old out of the house, she was not breathing.

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Roberto Villasin Roberto Villasin Thursday, November 29, 2012 1:41:19 PM Well that's we really called the PUBLIC SERVICE, indeed. JOB WELL DONE, Lt. Scott Thompson.
Ryegate Fire Department Ryegate Fire Department Thursday, November 29, 2012 1:58:55 PM Nice save!
Roberto Villasin Roberto Villasin Thursday, November 29, 2012 2:20:24 PM thanks
Curtis St John Curtis St John Thursday, November 29, 2012 2:29:49 PM Nice job guys!
Kurtis Cook Kurtis Cook Thursday, November 29, 2012 3:59:29 PM Fine job by the East Point crew. Dodge bullets and save lives!
Kurt Maytum Kurt Maytum Thursday, November 29, 2012 4:23:55 PM Great Job brothers of East Point!
Walter Waganka Walter Waganka Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:11:20 PM Excellent work Lt. Scott Thompson and your crew from East Point Fire & Rescue!
Mary Folan Rich Mary Folan Rich Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:13:35 PM Thank you!
Dirk Janiak Dirk Janiak Friday, November 30, 2012 7:09:13 AM Well done brothers! (y)
Derek Dozier Derek Dozier Saturday, December 01, 2012 3:03:24 PM Strong work East Point! Way to get it done!
Jon Ryan Jon Ryan Saturday, December 01, 2012 7:22:16 PM I believe angels are among us, Thank you Jesus for sending this angel to help out.
Joseph Hebert Joseph Hebert Monday, December 03, 2012 7:05:32 AM This is what Firefighters around the world are prepared to do everyday. Please remember when we complain about property taxes, it takes a "sufficient number" of "properly trained", and "properly equipped" emergency response personnel to save lives and property. This includes not only fire protection, but also law enforcement and emergency medical services. Unfortumately this does not come cheap. Technology advances are just as important for these people as it is for anyone else. Apparatus, equipment, and facilities need to be replaced and updated regularly.
Lori Hudzinski Murphy Lori Hudzinski Murphy Monday, December 03, 2012 11:48:08 AM Please use this as a reminder to have, and check smoke detectors. Also, make sure to teach you kids to GET OUT AND STAY OUT if there is a fire.
Nick Peppard Nick Peppard Monday, December 03, 2012 7:39:23 PM Great work brothers!

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