James F. Davidson, Jr., helped to save David English from suffocation, Pensacola,, Florida, November 1, 1982. English, 37, lay in shock with burns over 75 percent of ‘his body after a flash fire in a hydraulic pump room. Davidson, 35, maintenance machinist, who was burned over 30 percent of his body in the fire, escaped the room but re-entered it moments later for English. Despite thick smoke and severe pain from his burns, Davidson assisted other men in removing English from the room. Davidson recovered from his burns and smoke inhalation; English later died of his burns.
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