When Amir Saadah heard that the kid he coached a decade ago had been hurt while trying to render aid to his colleague during a Northwest Baltimore blaze, he wasn’t surprised. The football coach hadn’t picked 16-year-old Dillon J. Rinaldo to lead Fair Lawn High School’s varsity team because of any physical feats. It wasn’t the teenage Rinaldo’s practice attendance record, either.
Baltimore lost two ‘superheroes’ in rowhouse blaze. Fair Lawn, New Jersey, lost its ‘firehouse kid.’
October 30, 2023