“Firefighters, they are fond of saying they are always on the job,” AFRD Community Affairs Director Janet Ward said.
Van Dorn said the woman disappeared during the incident and the fire was put out, but he and Batson were happy to help.
“On duty or off duty, we just have a passion to help people — that’s just one of the things that comes with the territory,” Van Dorn said. “We’re in the business of helping others. I was just glad I was a blessing to someone else today.”