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.

Firefighters' heart-warming act touches netizens

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.

Firefighters' heart-warming act touches netizens

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.

Firefighters' heart-warming act touches netizens

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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