broke out on the 5th floor of an apartment building in Xuchang, Henan province, trapping a mother and her two-year-old daughter and nine-year-old son.arly this morning, a fire suddenly
In footage posted online by Pear Video, a child can be heard yelling out, “Please, help us!” from the window of the burning apartment. Soon, the two children are forced to dangle dangerously from the window as a bystander shouts from below, “Wait two more minutes! Help is coming!”
However, the mother wasn’t sure if they could wait two more minutes. Desperate to save her children, she decided to throw a bedsheet down to the crowd below, hoping that they could use it to catch her children.
As soon as the crowd was ready, she tossed her two-year-old daughter out of the window. The child landed safely in the bedsheet and the nine-year-old boy soon followed.
A short time later, firefighters arrived at the scene and helped the mother to escape before her apartment was completely engulfed in flames. The two children and their mother were rushed to a nearby hospital for emergency treatment.
Unfortunately, although the children sustained only minor injuries, doctors were unable to save the life of the mother. Police are currently investigating the cause of the fire.