A 2nd Grader Helps Save Elderly Neighbor from Apartment Fire

A second grader is being credited for saving an elderly neighbor from an apartment fire on the 5100 block of Brooktree Drive on Tuesday evening. According to Charlotte Fire, the child notified their parents that smoke was coming from the neighbor’s apartment. Dad and other neighbors went inside and rescued the elderly woman. The rescuer and the victim were evaluated on scene by EMS and released. No one was injured in the fire. 

Author: Mike Jackson