Florence Officer Credited With Saving Female From House Fire

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#‎Breaking‬ ; Florence Officer Credited With Saving Female From House Fire; Florence Police Officer Art Stephenson is being credited with saving the life of a Florence woman this morning after responding to an alarm call on McKnight Circle. Stephenson responded to an alarm in the 100 block of McKnight Circle shortly after 8am this morning. When he arrived he found a female disoriented inside the residence and the home filled with smoke. Reports indicated that the woman was cooking when she became disoriented leading to a kitchen fire and alarm activation. “She was very lucky,” stated Sgt. Keith Robinson, “Fire officials pointed out that fire was at its flash point when Officer Stephenson arrived.” After removing the female from the house, Ofc. Stephenson went back inside to insure that no other occupants were present. The female was transported to a local hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.

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