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New York boy dies in fire after trying to save grandfather

PENFIELD, N.Y. (AP) - An 8-year-old boy in Penfield, N.Y., is being called a hero for saving the lives of six relatives in a burning mobile home.

Tyler Doohan was awoken early Monday by a burning blanket. He alerted his family, but the boy ran back to rescue his disabled grandfather.

Tyler, the grandfather and an uncle died.

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