18-Year-Old, Saves Lives Of 6 Friends In House Fire!
On Sunday, 18-year-old Jessica Gallegos brought the phrase "going above and beyond for friends" to a whole new level. According to WFAA.com, the high school senior saved the lives of six of her friends when she realized the farmhouse they were sleeping in was on fire.
"I woke them up, and I was yelling, 'Get out! there's a fire!'" Jessica told WFAA.com. "I just remember seeing terror in everyone’s faces as they were running out of the house. It was scary." Watch the brave teen tell her story in the video above.
After the teens got to safety, they watched the entire house burn down in Kaufman County, Texas. Miraculously, only one of Jessica's friends, Cheyenne Dupal, was injured with first and second-degree burns. "[Jessica] saved all of our lives,” Cheyenne said. "If she wasn't there, then we wouldn’t be here today. I’m just really happy she was there.