Nursing assistant Patricia Howzell honored for rescuing 2 patients from Westport house fire in March

Nursing assistant Patricia Howzell was honored for rescuing two patients from a burning house in March.

Nursing assistant Patricia Howzell was honored for rescuing two patients from a burning house in March. (8/10/13)

WESTPORT - A Westport woman was honored yesterday for rescuing two people from a burning house earlier this year.

Patricia Howzell, a nursing assistant, helped two elderly disabled patients from a house fire on Pond Edge Road in March. She says her natural instinct was to make sure everyone got out safely.

Howzell also thanked the Westport police and fire departments for their help.
 

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