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Port Kembla's Joel Fitsimmons labelled a hero after rescuing neighbour Donna Porcella from violent home invasion

By Shannon Tonkin and Ashleigh Tullis
Updated November 26 2021 - 9:45am, first published 6:00am
'Everyone should have a neighbour like Joel': Donna Porcella believes she is alive today thanks to the heroic efforts of her neighbour Joel Fitsimmons. Picture: Sylvia Liber

A disgruntled ex-tenant who viciously attacked his former landlord in her Port Kembla home was interrupted mid-way through the incident by a heroic neighbour, who put himself in harm's way to protect the elderly woman.

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