Local Hero Honored
October 10, 2019
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Local Hero Honored

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com

DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, October 1, the Hammondville Town Council, along with Mayor Susan Akes, recognized Hammondville Fire Chief Craig Hall for his act of heroism last March.

On March 17, 2019, Kimberly Payne was involved in a vehicle accident below the residence of Hall. He responded to the situation, which consisted of a wrecked and burning vehicle with entrapment. 

Hall rendered assistance at the risk of his own personal safety by pulling Payne from her vehicle. Payne did not sustain any burns.

Mayor Akes and the Council commended Hall for his outstanding performance and taking heroic action without any regard of the personal risk. 

Kimberly Payne was able to attend the meeting to thank Hall for saving her life.

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