Firefighters who rescued person from June floods receive honor

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(Photo: Lafayette Fire Department, Facebook)

LAFAYETTE, La.- Congratulations are in order for Engineer Leon, Firefighter Roy, Firefighter Bourgeois, Engineer Sargent, Captain Denais, Captain Duplechin, and Engineer Bourque.

They have each received the Meritorious Service Award, for rescuing a person who was trapped in her vehicle in June in a flooded area of the Jefferson Street underpass.

The firefighters broke the window of the vehicle and rescued the victim from her vehicle, in the flood waters.

(Photo: Lafayette Fire Department, Facebook)

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