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Vietnam vet dies trying to rescue neighbor from burning house

Fire department uses death to remind civilians of the dangers of being in a burning building

By Daniel Hight

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It’s not always like the movies, sometimes acting heroic will cost you your life.

The Shelby County Fire Department says a man was killed trying to rescue a woman from a burning home Thursday evening.

Full story: Vietnam vet dies trying to rescue neighbor from burning house

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Rob Stables Rob Stables Sunday, December 02, 2012 11:03:29 AM a hero thinks of others when others think of themselves, there is a risk in everyday life and although WE have special gear that allows us to make thses resuce situations safer. Mr. Harris did what he thought he had to do to save another. RIP

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