A fire at a house across the street from Northloop Elementary began in a bedroom where a child was playing with a lighter, the story stated.
The custodians said they heard someone pleading for help and instinctively ran toward the screaming, the story added.
According to the story, the custodians had to break the bathroom window to rescue the woman who suffered minor injuries.
Rafael Camacho, Everardo Chacon and an unnamed custodian were honored at an assembly by students, staff and the El Paso Fire Department
with certificates of bravery, the story noted.