Henry Key saved Robert A. Cook from burning, Maysville, Kentucky, February 23, 1937. Fire broke out on the second floor of a brick building; and Cook, 33, waiter, who was asleep on the third floor, was overcome by smoke. From the first floor Key, 29, restaurant proprietor, ran up-stairs to Cook’s room, noting as he ran that flames were close to the third-floor stairs. Failing to arouse Cook, Key dragged him from the room and down the stairs toward the second floor. Near the bottom they fell down to the second floor. Flames had reached the bottom step. Key rose and aided Cook, who was revived somewhat, down-stairs to the first floor. Both were severely burned and disabled for three months.
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