Gretna police officers save woman from burning building

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GRETNA, LA – A 71-year-old woman was rescued by police officers after her home went up in flames.

On May 25, members of the Gretna PD, EMS, and David Crockett Fire Department responded to a 911 call on Chilo Street in Gretna.

Upon arrival, initial officers noticed the front of a home engulfed in flames.

Officers discovered the home owner trapped in the backyard behind a locked gate.

Reports show the officers used what little tools they had access to, but were able to rescue the woman to safety.

Although the home is a total loss, the officers quick thinking and fast actions saved the woman’s life.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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