• Officer attends graduation of girl he saved from fire 18 years ago

    Officer attends graduation of girl he saved from fire 18 years ago

    In June 1998, a retired Hartford, Connecticut Police officer named Peter Getz, carried a young girl to safety away from a building on fire.

    He rescued ‘Josibek Aponte’, who was already covered in ash at the time she was found, after the apartment building she and her uncle were living in erupted in flames while they were inside. The young girl was just 5-year-old then, wasn’t breathing and didn’t have a pulse when she was pulled out.

    Peter Getz who was on […]