Local husband, wife save lives at separate locations on Christmas Eve

The harrowing day began when Crystal and her 14-year-old daughter Tori were driving home from visiting a relative.
Crystal insists the situation is “not as sensational as everyone says — we just stopped to help when we saw fire.”
Crystal saw flames coming from a house but could not tell if something was burning in front of the house or if the house itself was on fire, she said.
She said she cut across yards to reach the house. As she drove onto the lawn, a woman ran out of the house clutching a baby and handed it to a neighbor, she said. Realizing what was going on, Crystal said she and her daughter jumped out of the car and into action, calling out to ask if anyone needed help.
Meanwhile, a man appeared at the door and began throwing clothing and gifts onto the lawn, she said. Crystal and Tori gathered the …