Ten-year-old Colton Current is being applauded for his bravery after helping people evacuate an apartment fire in Bakersfield last week, NBC affiliate KGET-TV reports.
"Me and my dad were coming back from Lowes and we saw a little bit of smoke and the fire was just starting and we came over here and my dad knocked on the first door and got someone out and I went around to the other doors and got everybody else out," Colton says.
Some of the people he alerted had no idea about the flames spreading outside.
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Although Colton feels like a hero, that's not what means the most to him.
"I just hope everybody can get a new house and everybody can get their stuff back, and I'm just glad that everybody made it out good," he says.
Read more from KGET-TV here.