Beloved by his family and friends, James D’Heron served his community as a firefighter with the New Brunswick, New Jersey Fire Department. He was known for saving multiple lives on the job, including a five-year-old child. Through these heroic acts, he earned himself the Bronze Commendation in 1984, the Department Medal of Honor, and the Grand Cordon Citation in 1995. On September 2, 2004, Jimmy gave his life to save all 15 residents in a house fire. He will forever be remembered by his community for his selflessness and bravery.