NJ mayor saves woman from fire

Associated Press
Newark Mayor Cory Booker stands in front of a boarded-up 433 Hawthorne Avenue in Newark, N.J., Friday, April 13, 2012 as he talks about rescuing a neighbor Thursday from a fire at the home. Boooker said Friday he feared for his life as he helped rescue a neighbor from a fire before firefighters arrived. Booker described how he returned home Thursday night and saw his neighbor's home engulfed in flames. The woman Booker helped save is in stable condition. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Mayor Cory A. Booker of Newark rescued a woman trapped in a burning house the night of Apr. 12 and carried her to safety. Booker was treated for smoke inhalation at a local hospital and released. He also suffered second-degree burns on his hand.

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