LOS ANGELES -- Two Marines were recognized Friday for their attempt to save people from a burning house.
Cpl. Richard Figueroa and Staff Sgt. Jose Umana were recognized at a ceremony conducted by the city council and fire department.
The two men discovered a home on fire June 27 on 2nd Avenue in Los Angeles' West Adams District. They broke windows and tore through bars to enter the home and search for occupants... (more)
NBC4's Robert Kovacik offers the details in a stirring video, which merely underscores our profound admiration for the men and women of our Armed Forces at home and abroad.
Submitted by Brian Humphrey, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department
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