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From left are Deputy Fire Chief James Walsh, Al Hussein Ahmed Wanas, Deborah Shankle, Said Ben Ayed, Ashley Osterday, Zoe Shankle and Capt. Bill Moreland at the awards ceremony.

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Coming to the Rescue

Residents feted for saving woman from burning home.

When a wheelchair-bound woman was rescued recently from her burning Centreville townhouse, an off-duty firefighter and a bevy of civilians came to her rescue. For their bravery, they were honored by the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department with lifesaving awards.


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