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Son-in-Law Saves Man From Fire

Posted: December 25, 2013 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO DAN HOLTMEYER Bill Meissinger, left, and other relatives of Paul Pannell survey the damage at Pannell’s house Tuesday after a major fire destroyed everything but the brick walls. Pannell suffered only minor injuries after Meissinger, his son-in-law, smashed a ladder through Pannell’s bedroom window to get him out.

A 92-year-old Washington County man was pulled from his burning home through a bedroom window by his son-in-law shortly before midnight Monday.

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