Say What?!: Woman, 19, Honored for Lifting Pickup Truck Off Pinned Father During Fire

Woman-19-honored-for-lifting-pickup-truck-off-pinned-father-during-fireVIENNA, Va. – A 19-year-old Virginia woman received a lifesaving award for lifting a pickup truck to free her father and rescuing the rest of her family from a fire.

Eric Heffelmire said he was working on his GMC pickup truck in the garage of his family’s Vienna home Nov. 28 when his jack slipped and the truck fell, pinning him to the ground and spilling gasoline that quickly caught fire.

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(Photo courtesy of Fairfax County Fire and Rescue)

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