John Elser, an American Medical Response paramedic, holds 2-week-old Summerlyn Cope, whose mother, Sara Farrell, rescued her from their burning home Thursday morning. Farrell’s hair was singed, but she and her daughter weren’t injured.
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A fire of undetermined origin caused extensive damage to a house at 713 W. Kiernan Ave. around 9 a.m. Thursday. A woman and her 2-week-old baby escaped uninjured.