Sorrento Fire hails man’s rescue efforts in canal crash
Seth McCauley, 18, received praise for his efforts in a vehicle crash in the canal off of Hwy. 941.
When Sorrento Volunteer Fire Department first-responders arrived at the scene early June 13, three occupants and two dogs were being escorted to safety.
McCauley helped one of the occupants, an elderly woman, out of the canal and over to emergency medical personnel.
Sorrento firefighters, in a widely-shared Facebook post, said no injuries resulted from the incident.
“Seth, Sorrento Fire is so appreciative of you and we’re sure the community is too. Great work!” a department spokesperson stated.
McCauley’s heroic actions garnered the attention of local television as well. WBRZ-TV aired a report on the good Samaritan.