An interview published by CBS3 of a fire that broke out overnight in a West Philadelphia apartment building that had three people hospitalized and ten evicted goes viral on Monday because it proves Philadelphians will * literally * criticize the Eagles whenever they can after a loss.
Hakim Laws told reporters he intervened in the rescue when he saw the building on fire around 2 a.m. on Sunday. The law is referred to as a “hero” for catching children who are brought to safety in front of the burning building.
“I ran to the back door to see if it was and was open,” said the man. “I ran upstairs and was greeted with smoke, and I ran back downstairs. At that point the cart stopped and, ironically, I and one of my old employees took the ladder off the truck and lifted it. My husband has just started lifting babies to throw at the window. “
And then, in honor of Nelson Agholors, two passports lost in the Eagles’ last two games:
“We caught them – unlike Agholor and his mishaps, I’d like to publish that,” he said.
A true hero from Philadelphia.
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