NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (WESH) – An Amazon supply driver is being hailed as a hero for saving an aged man caught in a burning Florida house.
Amazon driver Sean Campbell, 23, was making his rounds Friday afternoon in a New Smyrna Seaside, Florida, neighborhood when he heard ladies screaming. He dropped his packages and ran down the road to the scene of a home hearth.
“I heard the screaming, and when you hear something like that, you have to go to it,” Campbell mentioned.
A fireplace that began within the storage of an aged couple’s house was shortly blowing up, and although a girl had gotten out with assist from a neighbor, a person was nonetheless inside.
Campbell ripped open the entrance door.
“He was in the kitchen with his walker, just standing there. I don’t think he truly knew what was going on, so I was like, ‘Sir, come on, I need to help you. Come on, let’s get out,’” he mentioned.
Regardless of the pressing scenario, Campbell says the sufferer couldn’t transfer shortly, so he needed to be calm however convincing.
“He was trying to grab his walker. I was like, ‘No, we got to move… You got to see another day,’” he mentioned.
Tim West, the couple’s son, wasn’t house when the hearth broke out however arrived a short while later. He’s grateful his dad and mom have been rescued and says there’s little question that Campbell is a hero.
“It was fantastic he was both here and able to go inside and brave enough to go inside. We really appreciate that,” West mentioned.
Firefighters have been capable of rescue the household canine. The home wasn’t a complete loss however is now not livable. The household can be staying with a grandson that lives close by.
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