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Student recognized for reporting fire

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Pictured at right, from left: Superintendent Jeffrey Moss, Burton Engineer/Paramedic Daniel Byrne, Battery Creek High School student Tyrik Kelly, and School Board Chairman Bill Evans.

The Beaufort County School Board and the Burton Fire District recognized Tyrik Kelly at the school board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 23 for reporting a possible house fire while on his way to school on October 7 and enabling the Burton Fire District to catch a small but growing kitchen fire before any significant damage could occur, not only saving the home but keeping the responding firefighters safe.

The Burton Fire District presented Tyrik with a plaque and the fire department wives support team also gave him a gift card.

Pictured at right, from left: Superintendent Jeffrey Moss, Burton Engineer/Paramedic Daniel Byrne, Battery Creek High School student Tyrik Kelly, and School Board Chairman Bill Evans.
Pictured at right, from left: Superintendent Jeffrey Moss, Burton Engineer/Paramedic Daniel Byrne, Battery Creek High School student Tyrik Kelly, and School Board Chairman Bill Evans.

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