Man Rescues Boy from Fire in New York

October 2, 2009 7:19:57 PM PDT
A New York store owner is being hailed as a hero after rescuing a 4-year-old boy from a burning building.The amazing video was caught on tape Thursday in New York. Horia Cretan was walking down the street when he heard screaming from a burning apartment building. That's when he rushed into action, climbing the fire escape, and pulling the little boy to safety.

Horia Cretan said, "And then I realized there was a kid on the next floor window. But I told him to keep his head out the window and breathe. That's the best he could do."

The boy is expected to make a full recovery. He's currently in the hospital in serious condition.

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