Auburn firefighter hailed in Vegas massacre: 'You saved my daugther's life'

  • Source: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
  • Published: 10/04/2017 03:45 PM

An off-duty firefighter from Auburn is being credited with saving the life of a teen girl who was wounded among the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night. Dean McAuley with Valley Regional Fire Authority was at the Route 91 concert with several friends enjoying the Jason Aldean concert. "We started moving toward the center of the stage. Jason Aldean was out, and the crowd was just having a really good time," McAuley said during a 30-minute news conference Wednesday recounting the horror of the night. "Then pops started happening, and it sounded like fireworks," he said. "It took me about 3-4 seconds to know it wasn't fireworks." He put his arms around his friends and told them to get down. "So we got down and a lot of people started getting down and we started to hear some screaming," he said.


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