By Rebecca McGregor –
On Monday, Worcester County, Massachusetts District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. recognized members of the Webster Police Department who rescued a woman from a burning building.
The District Attorney’s Office said Sgt. Robert Larochelle and Officers Jacek Ochocki, Jonathan Brooks, and Robert Rockwood were presented with the District Attorney’s Team Excellence and Merit – TEAM Award – for their efforts and actions.”
“These officers worked swiftly to help a woman safely escape from a home as flames poured around the structure,” Mr. Early said. “Sadly, the woman’s husband who tried to rescue pets from the home died, but without the actions of these officers, we could have lost another life.”