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Dickinson Police Officer Jeremy Moser pauses while recalling his heroic actions earlier this month pulling Dickinson resident Duane Decker to safety from a fire.

When the fire rages: Dickinson PD's Jeremy Moser saves resident from burning trailer


Lying on his back in an entryway to his mobile home, Duane Decker didn't have much time.

It was pitch black the evening of Jan. 5 and smoke from the house fire that started just minutes earlier had already completely engulfed the residence. Oxygen was scarce. Time was running out.

For Duane, 66, to survive the blaze, it was looking more and more like he would need a miracle. Enter Officer Jeremy Moser of the Dickinson Police Department, the first responder to the 911 call.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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