Man saves 8 people from fire while his wife, son and mother-in-law die in flames

| November 26th, 2011
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From Netease:

November 24, 2011 morning, fire broke out in a residential area, 134 Shitou Street in West Lake District, Nanchang City. During this fire an ordinary citizen touched many people’s heart: he rescued 8 lives from the fire bravely and selflessly, it was not until afterwards he found his own family was still trapped in flames. In the end fire mercilessly swallowed up his wife, son and mother-in-law, but his touching story passes on in the neighborhood.

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Intercepting truck on highway, volunteers rescue dogs from being slaughtered

| April 19th, 2011
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From QQ:

On 15th March, around 11 am on the highway from Beijing to Harbin, a black Mercedes overtook a truck loaded with dogs, trying to stop the truck. When Mr. Hao, the driver of the truck pulled over, Mr. An, driver in the Mercedes got off the car and accused him of selling stolen dogs. Police were called in and Mr. An also informed the case to an animal protection organization. By 10pm, more than 300 volunteers and citizens hurried [...]Read more…

Shanghai high-rise fire

| November 15th, 2010
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(Edited by Key)

Fire broke out at a 28 story apartment building in Shanghai at 2:00 in the afternoon, Nov15 (local time) causing at least 49 deaths. The building was located at Jing An district and was under renovation. According to Xinhua’s report, over 100 were rescued out of the building of 156 households so far.

Well-known Chinese youth opinion leader Han Han happened to be at the scene and he had recorded what happened the whole time.

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SOS paper note found, two girls rescued after being locked up in a basement for a year

| May 23rd, 2010
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From Hangzhou Daily:

May 14, 2010 Wuhan, an electronics repairman found a paper note inside of a TV. It read “Help! I am locked up underground for over a year”, and with the address of the location. After reporting to the police, they found 2 girls being locked up in the basement of a home. Two girls’ feet were locked with metal chains, wearing no clothes, and one of them had been missing for nearly a year. When the girls [...]Read more…