Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

- Thapelo Mosa saved 3 kids from a fire at a mosque

- He used his fist to break a window

- Residents have praised his heroic act

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A heroic man risked his life to save three kids from a fire at a mosque in Randfontein, Gauteng, over the weekend.

Thapelo Mosa heard the children's screams when the fire suddenly broke out and rushed to the rescue,Briefly.co.zagathered.

According toDaily Sun, 23-year-old Thapelo bravely broke a window with his fist to gain access into the mosque's foyer. He injured his hand in the process.

Thapelo Mosa pictured with the kids he rescued. Source: Daily Sun

Thapelo Mosa pictured with the kids he rescued. Source: Daily Sun

He managed to get all the kids to safety as residents helped to put out the fire. In an interview, he explained:

The smoke was thick but I had to get to where the children were. I’m so grateful I managed to save them.

Thapelo later sought medical attention for his hand and now sports a thick bandage on it.

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Local residents praised Thapelo for his heroic act. The father of the children he rescued, Ayub Mokoena, was especially grateful.

The cause of the fire was not immediately clear, although some suspected an electrical fault. Firefighters eventually arrived to completely extinguish it.

South Africa has plenty of heroes.Briefly.co.zarecently reported on the story of Damian Chiwaka, whose heroism from a fire in Cape Town.

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  • Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire

    Randfontein hero risks his life to save 3 kids from raging fire