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Fire Bureau Recognizes Two Men For Saving Woman From Car Crash

(Portland, OR) -- The Portland Fire Bureau is recognizing two young men who rescued a woman from a car crash. The crash happened Sunday night on Scholls Ferry Road near Patton Road. The driver was unconscious inside of the car when it caught fire. Eli Bowden and Michael Hartung pulled the woman from the burning car. When firefighters arrived they moved her further away and the flames burned through overhead powerlines that started arcing on the ground. The woman was hospitalized with serious injuries. The fire department says Bowden and Hartung put their own lives at risk to save the woman.

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