James Hinkle, Sherrard, IL

Sherrard, IL, Rural Carrier James Hinkle was on his route when he saw a house on fire. He called 911 and ran to the house to alert the residents, who escaped unharmed. Firefighters arrived and put out the blaze.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.