By: KDKA-TV News Staff

CENTER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Police officers, firefighters, and a good samaritan were honored for their life-saving actions in Center Township.

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In January, an elderly woman had walked away from her home on a freezing-cold night.

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When police officer Dennis Fleming put together a search party, other officers and firefighters joined to help find the woman.

Later, they found the woman alive in a small ravine thanks to a driver passing by.

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On Monday night, the community thanked them for their efforts with an award ceremony.