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Charleston, AR, Postmaster Gregory Harrison

Postmaster Gregory Harrison was recently on his way to work in Charleston, AR, when he spotted a house on fire.

Harrison stopped and asked a bystander to call 911 while he rushed to the scene, where he helped four adults and several pets reach safety.

The Postal Service employee also moved a vehicle in the carport out of harm’s way.

The blaze destroyed the home.

“Due to Greg’s quick actions, lives were saved,” said local Post Office Operations Manager Jeremiah Coffey.

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