Six residents of an apartment building in Dallas (Texac), including a child, had to jump out of the windows to escape the fire. Fortunately, thanks to the rapid reaction of eyewitnesses, no one was seriously injured.
The fire started yesterday morning, November 21 in the residential complex Meadows near Ferguson Road and I-6Z5. Almost 50 firefighters fought with fire several hours. However, the real heroes themselves rescuers call the residents of the house, rushed to the aid of neighbors, and passersby, who also did not stay away.
“At least 6 residents on 3th floor (there was a fire) had to jump out of the Windows, — said the speaker of the Fire and rescue service of Dallas Jason Evans – Among these 6 people was a child whose mother was forced to throw down.
According to Evans, evacuated residents and passersby pulled out of the apartments mattresses and pillows and laid out under the windows.
The name of the person who caught the child is also known. It is a resident of Dallas, Brian Campbell.
“I shouted to the woman to leave the child. At first she hesitated, but I told her that I would catch him, and she trusted me, “says the hero. – It was crazy, of course, but nothing happened. This is the first time I’ve done this.”
— Gillian Jones (@GillianNJones) 21 ноября 2018 г.
Two residents of the complex and one firefighter were taken to the hospital, but their lives are out of danger.
That’s only 40 people were left without homes on the eve Thanksgiving Day.
“They have nothing, not even identity cards,” said Rebecca Garcia, the sister of one of the fire victims. “No toothbrushes, no wallets, nothing.”
According to representatives of the Fire and rescue service of the city, the fire almost completely destroyed the building. Therefore, it will be almost impossible to establish what was the cause of the fire.