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Saturday 25 October 2014

Pair in daring inferno rescue

Hubert Murphy

Published 23/08/2014 | 12:00

Eva Berrill.

TWO LOCAL men have been hailed as heroes after playing their part in the rescue of a Chord Road woman from her burning home.

Colin Carter fought through the blaze to get Mrs Eva Berrill, right, who is in a wheelchair and in her seventies, out of the room in which she was sleeping.

A second man, Brian Reynolds, also crawled into the house amid smoke and flames and kicked open a closed door in the frantic rescue attempt.

Drogheda Independent

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