Robert A. Story saved Dennis R. Riddell from suffocation, Canastota, New York, November 17, 1979. Dennis, 2, was overcome by smoke after being left behind in a second-floor apartment when fire there forced his mother and brother to flee. Story, 39, state trooper, positioned his automobile under a window indicated by the mother and climbed into the apartment. With flames spreading in the adjoining room, Story had difficulty finding Dennis in the dense smoke that filled the apartment. When he located the unconscious boy, Story took him to the window and revived him before emerging. Dennis recovered fully after hospitalization.
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