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Apartment Fire in Timpson: Dustin King rescues resident

On Friday evening (June 5) Timpson VFD responded to an apartment fire on Marcus St. in Timpson.  Dustin King (20-years-old), walked past the apartment and noticed smoke coming from the front door.  King looked inside and saw flames.  King then entered the apartment, found the resident, and pulled her out of the apartment to safety.  

The fire was extinguished by the Timpson VFD Firefighters before it could spread to neighboring apartments in the building.

The resident says that she believes an electric blanket was the cause of the fire but officials were still conducting their investigation at the time of this report.

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