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Off-Duty Police Officer Rescues Couple From Rock City Fire
Off-Duty Police Officer Rescues Couple From Rock City Fire
As if police officers don't do enough to keep us safe, one Freeport K-9 officer continued his work Friday morning even though he was off-duty. According to our news partners at Eyewitness News, the Stephenson County Sheriff's Office reports an off-duty officer was able to rescue an elderly couple trapped in their burning home in the 300 block of East Center Road in Rock City: An off-duty Freeport
Rockton House Fire Kills 1, Injures 1
Rockton House Fire Kills 1, Injures 1
ROCKTON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 58-year-old Rockton woman was killed trying to save vehicles from a burning garage at her home. Anita Specht was found dead in a vehicle following the Thursday blaze. A spokesman for the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says Specht was able to get one vehicle out of the garage and was trapped while trying to back out a second vehicle...

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