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East Bremerton residents to be recognized for fire heroics

March 8, 2013 · 1:49 PM
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Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue responded with two Engines and one Medic Unit. Bremerton Fire assisted with one Engine and Medic Unit. / Contributed Photo

Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue and the Board of Fire Commissioners will recognize two east Bremerton residents on Monday, March 11 for their actions on March 4 in helping prevent the spread of a nearby fire.

The recognition will take place at 4:30 p.m. at the Fire and Rescue Administration Building at 5300 NW Newberry Hill Road in Silverdale.

On Monday, March 4, Jere Sanchez and Augie Lujan observed a fire in a motorhome that was parked in their neighbor’s driveway.  Knowing their neighbor wasn’t home at the time they called 911 and acted quickly to get water on the fire with a garden hose.

"Their actions prevented the fire from becoming larger and extending to the home itself," Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue said in a press release.

 

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