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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Firefighters knocked down a blaze in the 300 block of South Griffith Park Drive in Burbank December 29, 2014

Burbank police officer who rescued fire victim identified

The Burbank police officer, who probably saved the life of an elderly man in that dramatic fire rescue yesterday, has been identified. Officer Brent Fekety arrived on the scene shortly after 9 a.m. with several other members of the Burbank PD. The home at 326 South Griffith Park Drive was on fire. Next door neighbor, Bob Rosen, saw Fekety go into action “… police officer kicked in the front door and dragged a person out.” The victim was the homeowner, whom Rosen had known for more than 40... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Burbank firefighters mopped up after a house fire at 326 South Griffith Park Drive December 29, 2014

Burbank police officer rescues victim from burning house

An elderly Burbank resident is recovering in the hospital today after being pulled from his burning home at 326 South Griffith Park Drive. The fire was called into the Burbank Fire Department at around 9:10 a.m. Neighbor, Linda Rosen, was one of those who called 9-1-1. Her husband, Bob Rosen, went next door and saw”… the smoke pouring out of the roof.” Also, Rosen says the fire was so hot it broke out windows. The first to arrive on the scene were several Burbank Police Department units. Rosen says one... Read More →

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