The good Samaritan who helped save a father and his child from a burning building in Hallowell has been identified as Mohamad Daaboul, who lives in Phoenix.

Daaboul was visiting family in Hallowell at the time of last week’s fire at a Franklin Street.

A father and daughter were trapped on the roof, when Daaboul grabbed a ladder and with the help of a police officer, rescued the pair off the roof.

According to, Daaboul met with the man he helped save earlier this week.

The Hallowell Community is very grateful for the heroic actions of Mohamad Daaboul and Hallowell Police Officer Noah…

Posted by City of Hallowell on Thursday, June 1, 2023

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