08/07/2008

Penn. officers make dramatic rescue

By Veronica Torrejon
The Morning Call

ALLENTOWN, Penn. — In the movies, the heroic firefighter emerges from the smoky haze of a burning building to deliver a small child into the arms of a grateful mother.

In a Nazareth fire Tuesday, two police officers kicked in the door of a home on Belvidere Street and rescued a sleeping 14-year-old boy. Unlike Hollywood, where the door crashes down in one swift kick, this one needed five or six tries.

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