Where to Watch FOX40 News During the World Cup
FOX40 Celebrates Dad Week

Boy, 12, Saves Family from Fire

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


A 12-year-old boy’s quick thinking saved his family from a house fire Thursday in Sacramento.

Edgar Tapia’s mother had left something cooking on the stove as he and his younger brother, Miguel, were watching TV.

As smoke began to fill the house, Edgar grabbed his mom and brother and dialed 911 on his mom’s phone to report the fire.

Luckily, the fire house is right down the street and firefighters were able to contain the damage to just the kitchen and living room.

The family dog, Osso, ran into the basement and came out once the fire was extinguished.

Davis firefighters congratulated Edgar on his quick thinking.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s