First Responders save two people in Shell Knob, MO fire

SHELL KNOB, Mo. — The Central Crossing Fire Protection District in Shell Knob says first responders rescued two people from a fire.

Crews were called out to the home in the Stallion Bluff area for a fire.

When they arrived they were informed that two people were trapped inside.

A responding fire fighter, sheriff’s deputy and a neighbor took action and were able to rescue both people.

One of the resident’s refused medical treatment, the other was flown to the hospital.

In a news release the fire protection district said “our thanks to these men for their heroic and brave actions this evening that likely saved two lives.”

Authorities say they believe the fire was intentionally set.