Five people were able to escape the fire at Marilyn Massey's Corsicana house. But in the rush and confusion a little one was left behind.
911 dispatch was called and Officer Dan Putman only a mile away was the first to arrive on the scene. Everyone was screaming and panicking about three year old Jayden Jones who was trapped in the bedroom. Her aunts king sized bed blocking the bedroom window.
Officer Putman was able to push the large four poster bed away from the window, then grabbed Jayden's hands and yanked her out of the burning house.
Her mother thanking God that Jayden was alright. Jayden remembers Officer Putman pulling her out. Putman recalls feeling a surge of supernatural strength, "a burst of adrenaline...something came over me and enabled me to push it about 3 or 4 feet.
He was awarded the medal of valor. He says the true reward came when Jayden hugged him.