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Mamaroneck Firefighters Cited For Saving Woman's Life

Six Mamaroneck firefighters were honored for saving a woman's life in a blaze in August.
Six Mamaroneck firefighters were honored for saving a woman's life in a blaze in August. Photo Credit: File Photo

MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Six Mamaroneck firefighters were honored for saving an unconscious woman from a blaze at 538 Jefferson Avenue in August, according to LoHud.com .

Ex-Captain Felix Hughes Jr., Ex-Captain Michael Yannuzzi, Lt. Thomas Siemson, Chief Robert Pecchia, Asst. Chief Craig Casterella and Ex-Captain Keith McGlinchey were all honored with the Life Saving award at the village of Mamaroneck annual inspection on Oct. 2, LoHud.com reported.

Firefighters were told that all of the residents had gotten out of the building when they arrived on the scene.  While battling the blaze in the attic, Yannuzzi discovered the body of a non-responsive woman lying on the floor, according to LoHud.com.

Firefighters passed the woman out of the building where EMS was able to perform CPR and restore the woman's vital signs, LoHud.com said.

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