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Florida Battalion Chief saves two people from fire that destroys three homes

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A newly-ranked battalion chief of the Florida-based Polk County Fire Rescue was in the right place at the right time on Wednesday evening, when he happened to come across a house fire and make a daring rescue.

PCFR Battalion Chief Brian Golden was traveling along SR33 when he noticed smoke and fire coming from a residence in Polk City.

Without thinking, Golden made his way to the residence and evacuated the occupants of the structure before contacting Dispatch and clearing a neighbor from a nearby home, mere moments before the second structure caught fire.

PCFR units arrived within minutes, placing water on the fire. Within minutes, the incident was upgraded to a two-alarm fire and additional units were called.

By the time the fire was put out, 21 units had been called to the scene and three structures were declared a total loss.

According to a statement by the PCFR, no residents were injured during the ordeal and a family pet was rescued as well.

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