AR Firefighter Recalls Being Trapped in Burning Warehouse

Springdale Capt. James Kehrli was rescued by a rookie firefighter after he got trapped during a Dec. 27 warehouse fire.

A Springdale firefighter spoke out about the Dec. 27 warehouse fire that left him injured.

"When the pallets did come down I really did not know what hit me," Capt. James Kehrli said. He called for help when he realized he was trapped in the zero-visibilty conditions. 

He made out the boot of rookie firefighter Vinnie Humphrey, and grabbed it. 

"I went straight to the ground and found his gloved hand and I knew that was him," Humphrey said. 

"Never once do you think it's gonna be you," Kehrli said. 

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