City of Mobile to honor civilian heroes of three-alarm apartment fire Tuesday

Mobile County

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The City of Mobile is set to honor three civilian heroes who jumped into action when an apartment building was burning last week.

According to Mobile Fire-Rescue, the three people ensured more than 20 people were able to escape the fire at the Summer Place apartments.

One of the three, Quinn Parish, who pulled a woman from her apartment as smoke and flames filled her home.

The fire happened last Wednesday. Parish told News 5 he was walking to the store from a neighboring complex, where he lives, and saw the smoke and rushed to see what was happening.

He says he heard a woman screaming for help and jumped into action.

Tuesday morning, he and two others will be honored before the city council meeting. Mayor Sandy Stimpson says they will have a special award for the heroes.

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