Firefighters are essential to public safety, they extinguish fires and save their fellow citizens from burning cars and buildings and many other dangerous situations. They are often considered heroes because they can save lives. The hero we are going to talk about in this article had a surprising story with the baby he had saved 17 years ago.
Mike Hughes was a captain of the Wenatchee Fire Department in Washington 17 years ago. He was part of a team that responded to an emergency involving a house fire.
The house was in a very bad state. A radio call indicated the likelihood of a person in the house. Knowing that there may be victims, Hughes and his teammate stormed the flames. Hughes expected to find someone, and was astonished when he found a nine-month-old child lying in his cradle. This baby’s name was Dawnielle Davison. He took her in his arms and took her to the front door and handed her over to the first firefighter who was there.
This firefighter saves a 9 month old baby
For Hughes, the fact that no one was injured during the fire and that Dawnielle was doing very well, was a miracle. In fact, the event had affected Hughes’ spirit so much that he searched Dawnielle online for several years to find out what had happened to the baby he had saved from the flames. He eventually found Dawnielle, on Facebook. She was a high school student.
Hughes sent her a message to tell her that he had saved her from a fire when she was still a baby. Dawnielle wanted to test it, and she replied, “Oh yes, and what was my mother doing at that time? ”
As he remembered this event very well, he replied, “Well, she was at work and your father was there. Following this conversation, Hughes and Dawnielle saw each other over and over again, creating a strong bond between them.
A surprise invitation
Later, and to his surprise, the retired firefighter received an invitation to attend Dawnielle Davison’s graduation ceremony. Hughes was very pleased to attend it. The courage of this brave firefighter is that of hundreds or even thousands of firefighters around the world. If you, too, liked his story, do not hesitate to share it with your friends!