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EPDs Barton recognized for quick actions at house fire
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Elgin Police Department (EPD) Officer Doug Barton (center) stands with (from left) Ron and Gloria Bell, EPD Chief Harold Brown and Elgin Mayor Brad Hanley after he was awarded a certificate of merit for saving the Bells home in Windy Hills from fire loss.
Ron and Gloria Bell of Elgin said they are forever grateful for the actions of Elgin Police Department (EPD) Officer Doug Barton. The Bells and others recognized Barton during the November Elgin Town Council meeting for his actions. On Aug. 5, a fire broke out in the kitchen of the Bells’ home in Windy Hill.

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