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Local boy declared 911 Hero


Last updated 2/26/2020 at 5:17am

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Andrew Gravil checks out a Security fire truck after receiving the 911 award on Friday.

On Jan. 9, El Paso County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher Mindy Belger answered a 911 call from 12-year-old Andrew Gravil. He proved to everyone he knows how to handle himself when faced with a traumatic event.

Andrew was at home with his family when a fight broke out between two dogs. His grandmother jumped into the fray and attempted to separate the animals. She was severely bitten by one of the dogs, and Andrew knew just what to do. He immediately called 911 for help. Dispatcher Mindy Belger was able to get clear, concise information from Andrew in order to start the Security Fire Departmen...

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