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Heroic 10-Year-Old Emirati Boy Rescues Family from House Fire

A 10-year-old Emirati kid saved his family's life by warning them to a threatening fire in their Sharjah home.

In a remarkable act of bravery, a 10-year-old Emirati boy, Ahmed Haitham Ahmed Al Naqbi, averted a potential tragedy by alerting his family to a dangerous fire in their Sharjah residence. The incident occurred around 2 a.m., and Ahmed’s quick response was crucial.

A Burning Smell Signals DangerL

Young Ahmed woke up in the middle of the night to the smell of burning, prompting him to alert his father, Haitham Ahmed Al-Naqbi. 

This initial awareness of danger set the stage for their heroic actions.

Upon investigation, Ahmed’s father discovered that the fire had started in the air conditioning unit in Ahmed’s bedroom. The flames were rapidly spreading, posing a serious threat.

Swift Evacuation Ensures Safety:

Haitham Al-Naqbi acted swiftly to evacuate his other two sons, Nahyan (9 years old) and Maktoum (8 years old), who were asleep at the time the fire broke out. Flames were falling onto Ahmed’s bed, emphasizing the urgency of their escape.

The family’s escape was a joint effort, with Ahmed taking on the role of a protector, carrying his younger brother to safety. Ahmed’s quick thinking and responsible actions helped keep his family out of harm’s way.

Timely Response by Firefighters:

Thanks to the functioning fire alarm system, authorities were alerted promptly due to the heavy smoke and flames. 

The civil defense team arrived swiftly, preventing the fire from spreading to the rest of the house.

Haitham Al-Naqbi expressed his pride in his son’s vigilant response, highlighting how Ahmed’s quick actions saved the lives of his siblings and mother. 

Ahmed’s keen awareness during the emergency was instrumental in the family’s safety.

A Well-Rounded Young Hero:

In addition to his courage, Ahmed is an accomplished young individual. He is passionate about football and represents the Kalba City Club and the UAE national football team. 

Moreover, he excels academically and is committed to further developing his skills.

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