Wisconsin teen saves four of his siblings in a house fire

Briar Omar second from right and his relatives in Wisconsin
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
Lake Charles, Louisiana
September 14, 2021 5:32pm CST
Briar Omar who is 13 years of age is being praised by his parents and his community in Webster Wisconsin on Monday afternoon when he took action to save his four sisters who were inside their parents home when a fire broke out on the first floor of their parents home. The playpen of the Omar home was on fire and filling up the house with smoke when Briar who is the oldest of the five children who took the advice of his parents to get his sisters of a home when a fire breaks out and save himself as well. Briar was able to get his sisters out of the burning home safely when he attempted to put out the fire by using a fire extinguisher. The problem was that the smoke inside of the home was so thick that Briar could not see his way through the smoke which could have been fatal had the family dog Mandy rubbed against him and he grabbed his dog who guided Briar out of the door. The parents of the child went out shopping for a short while when the fire broke out. When the parents of the five children who range in age from six months to 13 years of age arrived in time to see that their home had been burned severely. Even though the Omar family is going through hard times due to a house fire, they are grateful that no one was injured in the house fire. The friends of the Omar family are asking for help from GoFundMe.com to rebuild their home that was damaged by the fire. Not to second guess the intentions of the parents of the children but I just wonder why would they allow a 13 year old child be in charge of a home.
12 people like this
11 responses
@andreea_v (186)
15 Sep
That was very brave of him! What a brave kid! I hope they will be able to rebuild their home! I hope the kids won't be traumatized by this event
2 people like this
@marlina (131521)
• Canada
15 Sep
Yes, very brave of this kid. When are you going to post your first post?
1 person likes this
15 Sep
@marlina :)))) well, I thought I had made my first post, but I can't find it anywhere :))) So, I'll get to work then and make a new post :) Thanks for telling me, I was a little bit disappointed I didn't receive any comments at my (missing) post
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
I am sure that the home will be rebuilt. The kids will be okay since they will learn from having this experience to make them stronger kids of good character.
1 person likes this
@maratai (6196)
• Indonesia
15 Sep
What an extraordinary teenager. He really is a brave boy.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
I agree with you on this matter,
1 person likes this
@maratai (6196)
• Indonesia
16 Sep
@Deepizzaguy Thank you so much my friend.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
16 Sep
@maratai You are welcome.
1 person likes this
@DianneN (236612)
• United States
15 Sep
I thought the same thing. 13 is too young to take care of so many young children. At least no one was harmed. Houses can be rebuilt.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
16 Sep
At least in my family the belief is that adulthood is around 18 years of age.
1 person likes this
@DianneN (236612)
• United States
17 Sep
@Deepizzaguy My family as well.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
17 Sep
@DianneN That is good to know.
1 person likes this
@Bensen32 (22528)
• United States
15 Sep
Well glad to hear all we alright, a house can be rebuilt.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
That is so true since I have heard the stories from many people that material items can be rebuilt,
1 person likes this
@Bensen32 (22528)
• United States
15 Sep
@Deepizzaguy a lot harder to replace kids.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
@Bensen32 That is very true.
1 person likes this
@rakski (99453)
• Philippines
15 Sep
a very good save.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
I agree with you since Briar has great parents who told him what to go in case of a fire inside of his home.
1 person likes this
@rakski (99453)
• Philippines
15 Sep
@Deepizzaguy it is very good to know they are safe
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
@rakski I agree with you.
1 person likes this
@just4him (253495)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
15 Sep
Thirteen is when children are allowed to do babysitting jobs as they are more responsible at that age. The fact this teenager was responsible shows in his actions to save his siblings. I'm glad the dog helped him get out of the house.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
Thank you for sharing the information with me about the age when children are old enough to take care of their relatives.
1 person likes this
@just4him (253495)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
17 Sep
@Deepizzaguy You're welcome.
1 person likes this
@marlina (131521)
• Canada
15 Sep
Very brave boy! But a fire in the playpen?????
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
It sounds kind of odd that a fire starts in a playpen.
@LindaOHio (75324)
• United States
15 Sep
I'm glad Briar was able to get his sisters and dog out of the home.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
I agree with you. Briar was raised right by his parents.
1 person likes this
@RasmaSandra (46336)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
14 Sep
He is a wonderful boy and very brave too. You are right an adult should have been present,.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
I know when I was his age I did have an adult watching me at home when my parents went out to shop.
1 person likes this
@CarolDM (154275)
• United States
14 Sep
Such a heartwarming story.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
My pleasure to share these great stories on this site.
1 person likes this
@RebeccasFarm (43947)
• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
14 Sep
This is a miracle they are still alive any of those kids. God bless that boy Briar.
1 person likes this
@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
15 Sep
I agree with you since Briar was brought up the right way be his parents.