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Boy Scout Saves Another Boy Who Was Trapped in a Fire

Boy Scout Saves Another Boy Who Was Trapped in a Fire



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KSL NewsradioAn 11-year-old boy is credited with saving the life of a 7-year-old boy who was trapped in a fire.

Clayton Abrams didn't expect to hear what he heard after noticing a dumpster at his church was on fire. "I come around, kind of in front of it, and I hear, ‘Help, help me!'"

Boy Scout Saves Another Boy Who Was Trapped in a Fire

Abrams says flames were shooting about three feet from the open end of the dumpster, and he lifted the other lid. "It was really hot, but I opened it, and I reached in and the kid had grabbed me, he had grabbed my arm..."

The younger boy suffered only first-degree burns, but officials say had Abrams not been there, he could have died. Investigators say the victim started the fire while playing with matches.

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