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Erie County

The Tonawanda Town Board has recognized more than a dozen officers, firefighters, paramedics and dispatchers for their work to save two people trapped in a fire at 22 Glenside Ave. on the afternoon of Oct. 23. Shantel Martin, 25, was treated for smoke inhalation and released. Her grandfather, Harold Roberts, 80, remains hospitalized in the Erie County Medical Center bur…

Erie County

Annie Draves was on her way to work when she spotted smoke, so she took a detour to see if anyone needed help. She arrived at 210 Fletcher St. at 5:30 p.m. last Wednesday before any fire trucks had arrived, and she saw 102-year-old Grace Sairo standing in a smoke-filled doorway screaming for help. Draves and another unidentified passer-by got out of their cars and helpe…