Men In Superhero Costumes Rescue Kitten From Burning Home

MILTON, W.Va. (September 9, 2013)--When a West Virginia home caught fire, trapping a kitten inside, two men dressed as Batman and Captain America came to the rescue.

John Buckland, dressed as Batman, and Troy Marcum, dressed as Captain America, spotted the smoke at a nearby house while they were entertaining children as part of their business.

They ran to the house along with another bystander, kicked in the door and broke out a window so some smoke could escape.

Buckland, a former firefighter, said he crawled into the front room and felt something furry.

He grabbed the animal, ran outside and gave it mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

No one was hurt in the fire, including the rescuers, although Buckland says the cat hissed and swatted at him when it regained consciousness.


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