Firefighters' heart-warming act touches netizens

Two firefighters in Shanghai have became the latest Internet sansations after a heart-warming act during a fire last Friday.

Two firefighters in Shanghai have became the latest Internet sensations after a heart-warming act during a fire last Friday.

An apartment in a residential building in Putuo District suddenly caught fire at noon, trapping a 90-year-old woman inside.

Firefighters from Jing 'an's Zhabei squadron soon arrived on scene, evacuating 26 residents from the burning building and saving the woman from the fire.

While waiting for an ambulance, two firefighters crouched down and used their knees to create a makeshift seat, allowing the elderly woman to sit down and rest.

It has been reported that she was not severely injured in the incident.

The heart-warming act of the two firefighters tugged at the hearts of onlookers, as well as countless Chinese netizens.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated. 


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