A Massachusetts firefighter whose life was saved by a lieutenant who gave his own life has been released from the hospital, authorities said Wednesday.
Worcester Fire Lt. Jason Menard died battling a blaze on Pleasant Street on Nov. 13. Firefighter Chris Pace was seriously injured and was hospitalized for the following two weeks.
Officials credited Menard's "heroic efforts" with saving Pace.
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Due to Menard's actions, Pace will be able to see the birth of his second child, the Worcester Fire Department said.