What makes a hero? Louisville man saves fiancee’s children from fire


Go over fire safety tips with your family regularly.


One Louisville man is being hailed as a hero for saving his fiance’s two children from an apartment fire – he is the epitome of what makes a hero. Mike Dickerson Junior dropped his fiance’s two small children (one his biological child and one simply a child he loved) from an upper story apartment building window before succumbing to the fire himself.  There are complete details on the touching story on the Wave3 Website.

This heartbreakingly heroic story is a reminder, whether it is fire safety month or not, that every family should have a fire escape plan and every parent should review fire safety rules with their children.

Here are some resources that will help you plan for fire safety in your family:

You may also want to check out information on wildfire safety with Smokey the Bear



Crabby Housewife

Crabby Housewife

Lori is a full-time housewife and writer, living in the Midwest with her husband of 27 years - they have two daughters. They have a house full of pets and her house is never quite perfect.