Pamela Parrish, Ashford, AL

Ashford, AL, Rural Carrier Associate Pamela Parrish

Rural Carrier Associate Pamela Parrish was recently delivering mail in Ashford, AL, when she noticed smoke coming from a customer’s porch.

Parrish immediately called 911 and knocked on the front door, but got no answer.

She then knocked on other doors and windows until the customer responded and safely made his way outside.

The Postal Service employee stayed on the scene until firefighters arrived to extinguish a blaze that had broken out in the carport.

The customer thanked Parrish for saving both his home and his life.

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