TURLOCK, California (KOVR) — A mom is alive thanks to the quick thinking of her 11-year-old daughter.
The Tudor’s Turlock home caught fire last week. Flames quickly tore through the garage and up to the second floor. As smoke filled the air, Paisley Tudor focused on getting her mother to safety.
The Tudor’s home still stands with the windows singed and all their belongings burned to the ground. Paisley Tudor remembers the sounds and smells of everything that night.
“I was really scared. I couldn’t see anything,” Paisley told CBS13. “All I smelled was this horrible smell of plastic burning and rubber. It smelled horrible and I could hear stuff falling.”
But in the panic to get out of their burning house, Paisley only thought of one thing. She wanted to make sure her mother made it out safely.
“I don’t know what I would have done if I didn’t have my mom. I thought that family was more important than items. Things can be replaced but people can’t,” said Paisley.
Paisley ran through the dark house straight to her mother’s room. She screamed, waking her up out of a sound sleep.
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