Man saves his kids, his meal, and gives the most epic interview of all time

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Man Escapes Fire, Talks About Saving His BBQ Ribs


Some call it bizarre, others inspired. Either way, the story of a man who rescued his wife and children from a burning building and then went back to save the huge rack of ribs he'd been cooking is going viral.

While the story alone is enough to get people talking, an interview the man gave after the fact is being deemed the greatest interview of our generation. The best part is that the man was holding the giant rack of ribs throughout the entire interview.



Robert Wright was in his Fresno, California apartment when a fire broke out in the home next to his. Wright carried his family members out of the house and helped them to safety, and then went back to the rack of ribs he'd been grilling at 3 AM. He told KMPH Fox 26:

"The only thing I think first is, 'make sure them ribs is right' and ran over and got my family, man. I got my kids [and wife] first, then I thought about my ribs, I didn't want to let the ribs burn, I take pride in what I do, man."




Although the fire broke out at 3 AM, Wright was already awake as he was cooking the ribs for a late-night snack because he was hungry. He said:

"It was like 3 in the morning I was hungry man I was like man put them ribs on there some hot sauce and stuff man we got it going on there but I looked over man and the fire was bursting out man I was like man this is crazy man real crazy I'm going to get my kids up out of this situation man that's all I know."


A woman and her 6-year-old child who were also caught in the fire were able to escape the burning building through a window. While they were both taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, Wright assured the reporter that he did not need to be taken for treatment. He said:

"I didn't get any injuries except for all the smoke in my lungs, but I already had smoke in my lungs so I'm alright."


At the end of the interview, Wright made it clear that he still fully intends to indulge in the food he'd been cooking. He said:

"I'm going to enjoy this barbecue though man have a good night man. Hopefully they put us in a motel man you know what I mean because they owe me for that one you feel me."


We hope Wright's food turned out to be delicious. After his heroic actions, he deserves it. Watch the full interview:



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