Steve Lopez, Holladay, UT

Holladay, UT, Letter Carrier Steve Lopez was delivering mail recently when he saw tenants being evacuated from a smoke-filled apartment building. First responders at the scene indicated everyone was accounted for, but Lopez noticed a tenant wasn’t among the evacuees. After determining it was safe to do so, he ran into the building, found her still in her apartment and escorted her to safety.

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