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Heroic actions of brave residents

Ipswich local Damian Jackwitz has recounted the moment he tried to kick in a door and break metal bars on a window, while attempting to save a teenager trapped in a house fire.

Mr Jackwitz and his neighbours sprung into action early yesterday morning, while the home in Booval went up in flames.

A 14-year-old boy remains in a critical condition and another serious, after escaping the blaze.

Four other teens are stable after inhaling smoke.

Those who came to help are being hailed as heroes.