Father puts life on the line to save son from burning home

(Courtesy: CNN Newsource/KTRK)

WILLIS, Texas — A Texas man put his life on the line to save his son from their burning home.

A family of five was in the mobile home in Willis -- approximately 50 miles north of Houston -- when it caught on fire Saturday morning, KTRK reports. Officials said parents and two kids quickly got out, but the father then realized one of his sons was still inside. The father then ran back in and pulled the boy from the flames.

Police said the boy was airlifted to the hospital, while the dad suffered burns to his arm.

The home was a total loss and there's no word on what caused the fire.

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