Off-duty firefighter rescues family of 5 from house fire
Dan Phillips, who lives nearby, jumped into action after seeing a garage engulfed in flames
By FireRescue1 Staff
ORANGEVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A nearby firefighter jumped into action after noticing a house fire Wednesday morning.
WOODTV.com reported that Dan Phillips, an Orangeville Township firefighter, who lives nearby, saw a garage engulfed in flames. The firefighter rescued two adults and three children; all five were uninjured. However, two goats were killed in the fire and the home is a total loss.
"I was just in the right place at the right time," Phillips said.
The fire appears to have been accidental, according to the report.