Illinois Firefighters Honored for Rescue

If it weren't for the heroic actions of Tinley Park firefighters, Dennis Oles believes his wife wouldn't be alive today, reports The Chicago Tribune. Village officials took a moment at their most recent board meeting to honor the team of firefighters who responded to a house fire on the 8100 block of Piute Trail and helped rescue the woman this past spring. "They had to come in there and take her out," Oles said of his wife, Barbara, during a telephone interview. "To be honest with you, if they didn't, she would not be alive." Firefighters were called to the residence about 4:30 a.m. May 13, said village trustee and Public Safety Chairman Brian Maher. While on thei...

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