Man Meets Chicago Firefighter Who Saved Him Nearly 50 Years Ago

Scared five-year old boy is now a lieutenant



Published Friday, December 21, 2012

WGN - In a great story from WGN News, we profile the story of Rick Vega, who at age 5 was saved from an apartment fire in 1963. Nearly 50 years later, in the very same firehouse where the call originated, that little 5 year old boy, now 54, meets the Chicago Fire Department hero who saved his life those many years ago. And wait for the twist that brings this story all together.


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