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Pictured: Fire fighters in the 1940s. <br />
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The bravery medal awarded to a hero Blitz firefighter who 'ran through a wall of flames' during a dramatic rescue has emerged for sale for £4,000.<br />
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Company Officer John Cornford and his station officer risked their lives to save a man collapsed on a pavement between blazing street warehouses.<br />
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They dodged falling debris to carry the injured man to safety following the German bombing of London.<br />
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C/Off Cornford, of the London County Council Fire Brigade, received the George Medal for gallantry for his life-saving exploits during the December 29, 1940 incident.