7-year-old boy named fire chief for day after saving his aunt's life

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In May, 7-year-old Mason Farr saved his aunt's life when she began to drown.

Jenny Mama was tubing down a water slide in Ocean City, Maryland when she splashed into the pool but didn't come up for air. Her nephew was at the bottom of the slide, and when he realized that she was still underwater, he grabbed his aunt's head and saved her life, pulling her up for air.

"She was drowning really bad, and I felt bad for her," Farr said. "So that's why I jumped in and saved her life."

In honor of his heroic act, the Ocean City Fire Department named the young boy fire chief for the day on Monday, August 17.

See the video below for tips on how to recognize when someone is drowning:

How to Recognize Dry Drowning and Secondary Drowning

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