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Officer rescues 81-yr-old woman twice from burning home

Published On: Feb 17 2014 11:00:49 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 17 2014 12:48:08 PM EST

Mahoning Twp. fire


A police officer got an 81 year old woman out of her burning Carbon County home...twice!

It started at 11:30 p.m. Saturday at a home at 1012 Oak Grove Dr., Mahoning Twp.

When the officer got there, he said he found the woman inside and the house was filled with smoke.


Once he got her out, police said she tried to run back in to save some of her belongings and the officer again went in after her to rescue her from the house.

The woman is now staying with relatives.