Firefighters rescue Logan man from burning home

A Logan City man is alive today due to the quick action of Logan City Police Officers and Firefighters. A report of a vehicle fire endangering a structure was received by 911 dispatchers at 1:00 am Saturday morning at 422 East 100 North in Logan. Arriving police officers were told that a man was still in the home. Officers could hear the man inside and located him. Attempts to reach the man were unsuccessful due to the home rapidly filling with fire and smoke. Officers relayed the man’s location to arriving firefighters who were able to enter the home and rescue him. The 57 year old man was transported to Logan Regional Hospital. Three Law Enforcement Officers were also treated and released for smoke inhalation.Firefighters had the fire under control in approximately 30 minutes. “These guys are heroes here tonight,” said Fire Marshal Craig Humphreys. “This was a great cooperative effort of officers and firefighters united to save a life.” “Part of the success story here also is the home was equipped with working smoke detectors that alerted the occupant.” Logan Fire Department received automatic aid from North Logan Fire Department.The cause of the fire was found to have originated in the vehicle and spread to the home. Fire and heat damage was found throughout the home. The home and vehicle are a total loss.

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