Belvidere Girl Scout presented with the Girl Scout Medal of Honor

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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WIFR) - 6-year-old Sabrina Rappuhn receives the Girl Scout Medal of Honor for getting herself and her brother Max away from a fire.

The Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois says Rappuh's mother was making lunch and stepped away to check on laundry. While she was away, the toaster caught on fire.

Sabrina was able to help herself and her brother Max stay a safe distance away from the fire.

The family's kitchen cupboards were scorched by the fire.

Sabrina's troop, 2230, earned the Daisy Safety Award which her parents think may have her be more aware of safety.

The Girl Scout Medal of Honor is presented to scouts who save a life or attempt to save a life without risk to the girl's own life. The award is given to girls who perform heroic acts beyond their expected maturity and training.