Jose S. Rios saved Ramon Carreon and died attempting to save Aron G. Carreon from burning, Royse City, Texas, February 20, 1996. Brothers Ramon, 7, and Aron, 11, were inside the one-story house where they lived after fire broke out in a bedroom. A neighbor, Jose, 17, high school student, was alerted to the fire. He responded to the scene and broke out a window of the bedroom adjacent to the burning one. Jose entered the burning house through the window, then handed Ramon outside to others. Arriving firefighters found Jose and Aron inside the house, near the window; both died of smoke inhalation.
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