Adriene L. Jordan died attempting to save Alicia L. and Justin M. Jordan from burning, Derby, Connecticut, August 12, 1991. Alicia, 4, and her brother, Justin, 3, were on the second floor of their family’s three-story rowhouse apartment when fire broke out in the basement. Other family members escaped to safety, including the children’s mother, Mrs. Jordan, 25,who took an infant child to the front door and handed him over to others. As flames and smoke spread rapidly in the house, Mrs. Jordan turned and ran upstairs for Alicia and Justin. She and the two children were later found by firefighters in a second-floor bedroom. They had succumbed to effects of the fire.
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