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NY 8-Year-Old Dies While Trying To Save Grandfather From Fire

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An 8-year-old boy in New York died trying to save his disabled grandfather from a burning home.

Police say Tyler Doohan was spending the night Monday when he woke up and the home was on fire.

Six people escaped, but Tyler ran back inside to rescue his grandfather, who used a wheelchair and crutches after losing a leg.

The little boy's body was found just a few feet from his grandfather.

His uncle also died, a cause is unknown.

There is a funeral fund set up for the young hero, follow the link posted on the left.