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Willmar, Minn., man to be honored for pulling another man from fire after truck crash

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WILLMAR -- Twice each week when he drives past the intersection of 300th Street and State Highway 4 north of Grove City, Aaron Cain of Willmar says he feels a sense of gratitude for his life and the life of the man he pulled from a burning truck at the site.


"I'm thankful to be here, and for him to be here too," Cain said.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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