Man called hero for rescuing Henrico woman from burning home
HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - A man is being hailed as a hero for helping to rescue a Henrico woman from a burning home.
Jeffrey Giroux was driving by a home on Willson Road when several elderly neighbors flagged him down.
“Despite smoke billowing from the windows, Jeffrey forced open the front door and discovered a conscious woman lying on the floor,” Henrico County Government posted on its Facebook page.
Giroux, with the help of a police officer, carried the woman to safety.
The woman is expected to make a full recovery.
The Henrico County Board of Supervisors awarded Giroux the county’s Distinguished Community Service Medal for his heroic efforts.
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