Around 5:00 A.M. on Monday, 66-year-old Bob Collier and his 62-year-old wife Marcia woke up when they thought they heard someone breaking into their mobile home in Phoenix. So Bob grabbed a gun and went to investigate.
But he quickly realized there WAS no burglar . . . the place was on FIRE. So he grabbed Marcia and ran out the door. Then they realized the sound they'd heard was actually the newspaper DELIVERY GUY . . . banging on their door to WARN them.
And it's a good thing he was there to see the smoke and wake them, because their two smoke detectors didn't go off until they were already outside, and the flames had already spread to their bedroom.
The guy who saved them has only been identified as "Taz." And apparently he's pretty humble, because before they could even thank him for saving their lives, he'd moved on to deliver more papers. He didn't want to talk to the local news about it either.
They did manage to thank him the next morning, when they went back to their trailer, which was a total loss. But Bob . . . who's a Vietnam vet . . . couldn't care less about that, and says he's just thankful he still has his wife.
It turns out the fire was started by an electrical failure. Bob and Marcia are currently staying with relatives. And thankfully, they DID have insurance. (KPHO / Yahoo)