William Belch, Rochester, MN

Rochester, MN, Letter Carrier William Belch was delivering mail when he heard a fire alarm and saw smoke pouring out of a home’s window. When he knocked on the door, no one answered. Belch saw a dog inside the house and immediately called 911. Firefighters arrived and determined the smoke was coming from an unattended oven.

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