When a fire in Strawberry Mansion engulfed a storefront and apartment above it this morning, dad of the year Eddis Manzanillo quickly realized that running downstairs wasn’t an option for him and his two kids, aged 10 and 13.
So he went into one of their rooms, opened the window, and lowered them out one by one, before jumping out himself. Nobody on the scene appeared to have suffered any injuries. Jumping out a window of a burning building is easier said than done–after all, we can’t all be Cory Booker. (Actually Cory Booker hasn’t exactly been a model citizen on the dangerous houses front, lately.)