CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. – The Travis family had a Christmas Eve to remember.
A Cleveland County husband and wife, driving to meet each other, came across two separate, dangerous situations on Sunday.
The wife helped one family escape from a house fire, while the husband saved a baby’s life on the side of the road.
It was a case of them being in the right place at the right time, the couple told Channel 9.
Crystal Travis and her daughter were driving when they saw flames erupting through the roof of a home. They jumped out to help the family with small children to safety.
“I couldn’t really tell at first and then I realized this house is on fire,” Travis said. “Then, all of the sudden, the propane tank on the porch explodes. It shakes the ground, and you can just feel it. There’s smoke everywhere. It’s hard to breathe.”
Members of the family told …
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