Prom Night Heroes Honored With Lifesaver Awards

May 1, 2017

Three young adults hailed as “prom night heroes” were honored with Woodman of the World Lifesaver Awards Sunday at Little Escambia Baptist Church in Flomaton.

In late March, they were on their way back from the W.S. Neal High School Prom when they noticed the fire. It was prom night for senior Ryley Fore, 18. He attended prom with his date, 22-year old Cheyenne Hammond and his cousin Kalanea Fore who was along to see the senior walkout.

The trio spotted the garage fire at a home on Foshee Road.

Cheyenne called 911 for help, while Ryley and Kalanea made their way inside the home to find 63-year old Marilyn Mize alone and asleep on the couch. She has limited mobility, relying on a walker and wheelchair.  Ryley and Kalanea helped her out of the house using her walker, then went back to get the wheelchair to roll her to safety.

Ryley called his dad and grandfather; together they used a hose to knock down the fire in the garage.

The Lifesaver award was presented by Escambia County (AL) Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Mike Lambert, Assistant Flomaton Police Chief Benny Stokes, Flomaton Fire Chief Steve Stanton and Flomaton fireman Dakota Chancery.

Photos by Courtney Rabon for, click to enlarge.


4 Responses to “Prom Night Heroes Honored With Lifesaver Awards”

  1. Danny Hall on May 3rd, 2017 9:20 am

    I’ll Bet Mom & Dad Are Proud Of These Young People , Way To Go ! !

  2. Justareader on May 1st, 2017 5:31 pm

    Way to go y’all! Thank you for stopping and helping instead of thinking that someone else would handle it! You saved her life and probably home! Thank you heroes!

  3. anne 1of2 on May 1st, 2017 11:50 am

    About the time I want to give up on reading anymore today North Escambia shows me there re still great people and wonderful people walking around!

  4. patti on May 1st, 2017 11:32 am

    These young folks are amazing. Just think if they hadn’t of stopped, that lady would most likely not with us. God Bless You Three!!

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