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Two of Our Own Honored for Courage

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New Rochelle, NY — Firefighter Kevin Thomas and Lieutenant Brian O’Keefe were each honored for their courage Tuesday with the Liberty Mutual Insurance Firemark Award for Heroism, which “recognizes local firefighters who assisted in a courageous effort without regard for their own personal safety”…

New Rochelle firefighters honored for heroic rescue

NEW ROCHELLE – When a January fire ripped through an apartment with an elderly citizen trapped inside, firefighter Kevin Thomas and Lieutenant Brian O’Keefe made their way through the flames to save the unconscious man. Thomas and O’Keefe were each honored for their courage Tuesday with Liberty Mutual’s Firemark Award for Heroism at New Rochelle’s Firehouse Station 1.