Hero Stranger Rescues Man From Burning Home

What you’ll see at the bottom of this post appeals to the hero in all of us. If you notice, there are several bystanders that can be heard screaming about the fire and the fact that there is still someone else inside the house. Everyone is really concerned, yet nobody takes action. Well, nobody until this nameless guy.

 He shows up out of nowhere and selflessly runs into the home rescuing the stranger.

Now I doubt that he knew at the time that death from fire is the third leading cause of fatal home injury in the US according to the CDC. About 85% of US fire deaths happen in homes. The leading cause of death related to fire is smoke. Victims pass out due to a depleted oxygen supply and fall to the floor.

They are long dead before the fire ever starts to consume them. As far as the culprit for most of these residential fires that cause so much chaos, well that would be the kitchen. Cooking is the primary culprit when it comes to fires inside the home.

 To sum it up and make a sobering point, someone dies in a fire about every 169 minutes in the United States. (more…)

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That is about every three hours, or 8 people per day. That number should make us all take pause and be careful the next time we decide to heat up some cooking oil to have a big f