NY boy who died trying to save grandfather is hailed as hero for rescuing 6 others from fire

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: January 22, 2014 - 7:10 PM

PENFIELD, N.Y. — An 8-year-old boy who died while trying to rescue his disabled grandfather from a burning mobile home had saved the lives of six relatives after being awoken by a burning blanket, authorities said.

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rlwr51Jan. 23, 14 9:58 AM

Heroes come in all sizes.

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wisteriaJan. 23, 14 2:02 PM

An 8 year old boy saving 6 relatives, but dies in the process!? That is amazing!

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stupid03Jan. 24, 14 9:28 AM

this is so tragic, and so preventable - please, please everyone have working smoke detectors!

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