Fire fighter honored for saving officer's life
Updated On: Nov 14 2012 07:43:30 AM EST
A Miami-Dade firefighter was honored Tuesday for saving the life of a police officer in October.
The City of Aventura held a ceremony for Regainne George to thank him for his service.
George told Local 10 he doesn't think of himself as a hero.
"Ah I don't know hero is such a strong word. I was just helping. I was just glad I was there to be able to do something to help," said George.
George's life-saving help was captured in surveillance video.
According to police, the video shows Jeremy Kaiser attacking Police Lieutenant Mike Bentolita. Police said George, who was off-duty at the time, saw what was happening and intervened to stop Kaiser from getting the officer's gun.
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