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Father killed saving family from fire met his future wife in 6th grade

Brandon Gamble was only in sixth grade when he found the woman he would marry. The 30-year-old was a dedicated husband to Tyeisha and their five children, according to a family member. 

When fire engulfed the front of the family’s Forest Park home early Thursday, Gamble made sure his family was safely outside. But he never made it out. 

Read more about Gamble’s heroism in the moments before his death on myajc.com.

Forest Park Deputy Fire Chief Matt Jackson, neighbors, Jacob Stewart and John Tumlin describe events. Video by John Spink/AJC

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