Statesboro firefighters recognized for heroic rescue in July

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - Last month, we introduced you to a team of heroic firefighters in Statesboro.

The city of Statesboro officially recognized their actions in early July when they rescued two people from an apartment building on fire. The department awarded citations to 13 firefighters on Tuesday who responded that morning and praised them for their bravery, quick action, and teamwork.

We want to recognize them as a team. Firefighting is a team sport, they say. So, we thought it was important to recognize them together for what they did that morning," Statesboro Fire Department Chief Tim Grams said.

They also further recognized three team members who physically helped the two fire victims out of their upstairs apartments and down to safety.

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