Monday, March 12, 2012

Toastworthy Teens: Libby Morse

 Libby Morse, Firespotter

This week I’m highlighting a teen heroine that I couldn’t get ahold of to give proper credit, which means she probably deserves it even more. 

17-year-old Libby Morse was the first to notice that the smoke coming from a neighbor’s chimney looked wrong; the paramedic hopeful had learned in fire science class that “chimney smoke is more wispy and more caught by the wind and white, [but] this was more pushing out of the building and dark gray.” 

Libby’s instructor, Chris Elliot, is extremely proud of his young student for putting the classroom lesson into real-life use, noting that Libby probably “saved that house from totally burning to the ground.” 

Thanks to Libby, no people were injured in the fire (though, sadly, 3 pets were lost), and, although everything inside suffered smoke damage, the home can be saved.

Bravo, Libby Morse, wherever you are!

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1 comment:

  1. Bravo to Libby! Teenagers these days mostly scare me so it's nice to know that there are such good ones out there.

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