Osmond, NE, Rural Carrier Valerie Hoffman was delivering mail recently when she saw smoke coming from grass near a bean field.
Hoffman ran to the fire and stomped it out. The farmer thanked Hoffman and said the fire may have been caused by a spark when he moved harvesting equipment.
“It was all in a day’s work,” Hoffman said.
Postmaster Joanne Sullivan said Hoffman’s actions reflect her concern for her customers.
“She is a hard worker and not afraid to step up to the plate. I am happy and proud to have her in our office,” Sullivan said.