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NEW YORK-Shamel Lawrence used quick thinking and good coordination to save the life of a 9-month-old baby in Queens, New York yesterday.

Lawrence, a former police officer, heard a commotion coming from across the street at 3:30 am and rushed to find a woman dangling her baby outside the window of a burning building. Along with an unidentified maintenance worker, Lawrence caught the baby and helped another young child who had climbed outside.

The New York Daily News reports:

“We didn’t have time to be afraid,” said Lawrence, explaining that it all happened so fast.

“I love kids. I was just in the right place at the right time,” he said.

Firefighters from Engine 302/Ladder 155 – which happens to be located directly across the street – then saved the six adults in the house with a ladder.

Read More At The New York Daily News

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