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Body of Detroit Firefighter Recovered from River After Diving In to Save Young Girls

Detroit Fire Department apparatus

Crews have recovered the body of a Detroit firefighter who dove in the Detroit River while helping save girls from drowning, reports ABC News.

Detroit Fire Sgt. Sivad Johnson was off-duty with his 10-year-old daughter, when they heard three young girls screaming for help from the water.

After the nearly 45-minute-long rescue, Johnson’s daughter realized he was missing and called 911, authorities said.

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