12-year Old Girl Saves Siblings

By

On Saturday night, 12-year old Derrionna Adams was sleeping soundly on the first floor, along with her 8 and 9 year old siblings, when their house caught fire. Her parents were downstairs and couldn't get to them because of smoke and flames on the staircase. Instead of panicking, this brave girl led her two siblings to safety.

She quickly kicked open the window and led her siblings out to the roof. But once outside they realized that their three younger sisters were missing.

Not realizing that the sisters were safe with their parents, Derrionna's 9-year old brother Dedeonta went back to look for them. Not finding them, he came out safely, but suffered some burns in his hands. All three then jumped 15ft from the roof and landed safely away from the burning house. The parents and the other kids also got out safely. The house on the other hand was completely burnt down.

Dedeonta and Derrionna were both praised for their courage and ability to think clearly. The Mayor of the city plans to hold a special ceremony to honor them both.

Way to go Derrionna and Dedeonta!

sources:liveleak.com, msnbc.com

Cite Article
163 Comments
  • Peppa Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5:53 am
    Wow! So coool!😀 Way to go Derrick and Dede antra!
    • noFriday, October 11, 2019 at 5:31 am
      i am cying
      • worldunicorn
        worldunicornSunday, April 28, 2019 at 1:27 pm
        She is so brave!!! If I were in her place I would have panicked
        • ajay2908
          ajay2908Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:23 pm
          wish I was like that
          • bacon_bitzz
            bacon_bitzzThursday, April 4, 2019 at 4:31 pm
            Wow! That is a brave girl!
            • chlooe
              chlooeThursday, April 4, 2019 at 4:14 pm
              Woooooo! You go fam!
              • pokemonlover405
                pokemonlover405Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 11:37 am
                wow so scary but amazing
                • applemango
                  applemangoMonday, April 1, 2019 at 10:12 pm
                  That must have been very frightening but, I'm glad that the brave girl was able to figure out a solution. Way to go problem solver!
                  • gclaw06
                    gclaw06Monday, December 3, 2018 at 10:29 am
                    Thant must of been scary but I think the parents are proud of them!
                    • somethingFriday, November 30, 2018 at 5:39 am
                      this is nice