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August 25, 2007

Fla. officer saves man from burning house

By Jerome Burdi
The South Florida Sun-Sentinel

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. As a child, Thomas Janis wanted to be a firefighter. On Tuesday night Janis, now a West Palm Beach police officer, realized his dream when he ran into a burning building and saved a man the day before the man's birthday.

Janis, 30, on the force for three years, was conducting a traffic stop about 11:30 p.m. at Village Boulevard and Shiloh Drive when a man ran toward him.

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