“I did exactly what you told me to do.”

— Eight-year-old Kylie Johnson, of Liberty, explaining to Liberty Fire Chief Bill Gillespie Oct. 18 how she was able to alert her sleeping mother and lead her from their burning home. Kylie, who had taken part in a fire safety presentation by the Liberty Fire Department a couple of weeks earlier, was credited with saving both the family’s home and her mom’s life by her quick response.