Burning House

Boy, 11, tries to save burning house

While most chil­dren would scream and run away from the sight of fire con­sum­ing their home, 11-year-old Jarell King was con­vinced that he could have saved his fam­i­ly’s house in Sobo Vil­lage, La Brea on Tues­day.

Jar­rel, the el­dest of Ly­dia and Ger­ard King’s three chil­dren, had al­ready start­ed fill­ing a buck­et of wa­ter when he alert­ed his grand­moth­er Nell Hen­ry about the fire which ig­nit­ed in his par­ent’s bed­room.