Chicago Boy Saves 13 People from House Fire After Being Only One Awake

July 30, 2019

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A five-year-old boy saved 13 people from a house fire in Chicago over the weekend, according to People. Jayden Espinosa was staying at his aunt's apartment on Saturday when, about 4 a.m., he smelled smoke and alerted his aunt and family members. He then went downstairs to warn neighbors. When he was asked how he knew what he should do in such a situation, the boy said it was, "because I'm smart and brilliant." Both the American Red Cross and a GoFundMe fundraiser are helping Jayden's aunt and cousins to rebuild their lives. The cause of the blaze is still unknown.