A fireman photographed holding a baby after the recent Sichuan earthquake is a social media star after revealing he was also rescued by a fireman when a quake hit the area 14 years ago. Photo: SCMP Composite
A fireman photographed holding a baby after the recent Sichuan earthquake is a social media star after revealing he was also rescued by a fireman when a quake hit the area 14 years ago. Photo: SCMP Composite

‘Legacy of love’: firefighter who saved baby in Sichuan earthquake reveals he was also rescued by fireman in deadly 2008 quake in same area

  • Firefighter helping after Sichuan quake sees history repeat as he returns the favour years after he was saved by a fireman in an earlier quake
  • The Sichuan earthquake in May 2008 was one of the deadliest on record in China and killed nearly 90,000 people

A fireman photographed holding a baby after the recent Sichuan earthquake is a social media star after revealing he was also rescued by a fireman when a quake hit the area 14 years ago. Photo: SCMP Composite
A fireman photographed holding a baby after the recent Sichuan earthquake is a social media star after revealing he was also rescued by a fireman when a quake hit the area 14 years ago. Photo: SCMP Composite
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