Frisco mayor helps tell family of house fire

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - The mayor of a North Texas city can add firefighter to his duties after seeing a house ablaze and stopping to help.

Frisco Mayor Maher Maso (MAY'-her MAH'-soh) says he thinks he was operating on adrenaline.

The Dallas Morning News reports Maso on Monday was driving home when he saw flames at the back of a house. Maso called 911 and ran to the front door.

Homeowner Bob Pollock at first denied his house was on fire.

The men found some pool equipment along the garage was burning. Both used water from a hose to put out the flames as firefighters arrived. Investigators think squirrels chewed the insulation off some nearby wires.

Pollock didn't immediately recognize the man he picked for mayor, but says he'd vote for Maso again.

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