WOODWARD, Okla. – A 13-year-old Oklahoma girl is being hailed a hero after rescuing her four siblings from their burning home.
It happened last Wednesday around 1 p.m. Sarah Chase’s parents were in the back of their house wrapping Christmas presents, and she was in a front bedroom playing with her brothers and sisters.
By the time she smelled smoke, the flames were so intense the kids could not get out the bedroom door.
“I was scared, but I knew I had to get the kids out and the only way was through the window,” Sarah told KFOR.
She knew the window was the only way out, but there was an AC unit mounted there. At first, she was scared she might get in trouble for breaking it.
“I was thinking I’d rather face the wrath of my parents than die with all my siblings in there,” Sarah said.
Her parents, on the other side of …
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