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Bush Street fire sends three to hospital

ESCAMBIA OCUNTY  --  An Escambia County man is being hailed as a hero after saving an elderly couple from a house fire this morning.

The fire broke out at a home on Bush Street just before 6am.
The couple and the man who rescued them are in the hospital but are expected to be all right.

The inside of the house was gutted by the flames.
The fire was reported around 5:45 this morning.
A 92 year-old man and an 87 year-old woman who live here.

A neighbor across the street saw what was happening and came over, risked his life and pulled both of them out.

All three of them are hospitalized and being treated for smoke inhalation.
Daniel Minton, a son-in-law of the couple says the neighbor is a hero.