Rescued woman searching for hero

By WEEK Producer

November 18, 2013 Updated Nov 18, 2013 at 9:07 PM CDT

PEKIN, Ill. -- One woman is looking for the man that saved her life during the storm in Pekin.

Tammy Helm was driving home when the tornado hit and before she knew it, live power lines were wrapped around her car.

A fireman saw her car stopped in the middle of the street and immediately came to her rescue.

"I literally jumped into this fireman's arms and he caught me, and I was hysterical," said Tammy Helm, Pekin resident. "He gave me a big hug and goes 'you're fine, now I have more lives to save' and he literally left. My car sat in the street for hours."

Helm hopes she can find this mystery fireman.

She says there just might be cookies and a hug coming his way.

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