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Sun Aug 23, 2020, 07:15 AM

Detroit firefighter veteran found dead after diving into river to save 3 young girls

From https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/detroit-firefighter-veteran-found-dead-after-diving-river-save-3-n1237774

Detroit firefighter veteran found dead after diving into river to save 3 young girls

Rescue crews began searching for Sgt. Sivad Johnson of the Detroit Fire Department on Friday night after his 10-year-old daughter reported her father missing.



Aug. 22, 2020, 3:38 PM EDT
By Nicole Acevedo

A veteran firefighter in Detroit was found dead on Saturday after he dived into a river to save three young girls from drowning, authorities said.

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Response to sl8 (Original post)

Sun Aug 23, 2020, 07:21 AM

1. Hero

"The girls were rescued and safely taken home, but Johnsonís daughter never saw her father return from the river. It is believed that Johnson may have been dragged underwater by a rip current, according to NBC affiliate WDIV in Detroit."

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Response to Botany (Reply #1)

Sun Aug 23, 2020, 07:43 AM

2. And he was off duty. TRULY a hero

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Response to sl8 (Original post)

Sun Aug 23, 2020, 10:30 AM

3. That is a true hero.

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Response to sl8 (Original post)

Sun Aug 30, 2020, 03:34 PM

4. OMG!

This is so terribly sad.

Yes, he is a true hero. Gave his life for three young girls.

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