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Fairfax County Fire Chief Ronald Mastin, right, presents Lt. Aron Corwin with a Bronze Medal of Valor March 21 for his efforts saving the life of five people during a swift water rescue last September in the Lorton area.

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Firefighters Honored for Lorton Rescue

The water was swiftly overtaking a Lorton intersection as deadly flash flooding devastated the region on Sept. 8, 2011. By the time first responders from Fire Station 24 arrived on the scene, multiple vehicles had been swept into the intersection by the force of the fast moving floodwaters.

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