People Taking Action: Woman saves couple from burning, crashed van

Posted at 7:01 PM, Jun 08, 2015

NewsChannel 3 is honored to give Frances Stonum a People Taking Action award along with a $300 Visa gift card from our community partner Southern Bank.

On Friday, she rescued two people from a burn van after it crashed into the McDonald's at the intersection of General Booth and London Bridge. The van hit a gas line.

Stonum, who was nearby, opened the burning door and pulled two people out.


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