Sometimes, construction workers are heroes. Consider this, via in Alabama:

A house on Wells Avenue went up in flames Wednesday morning with an elderly couple still inside. If it wasn't for the quick wit of a few construction workers heading to work down the street, the two could have lost their lives.

Huntsville police and fire crews responded to the fire, but before they could arrive, the men were there to help.

"We just noticed smoke coming from the house. As we were looking, the smoke got thicker and thicker," said Terry Parks, a construction worker who saw the fire from nearby.

A couple of his coworkers called for help. Parks said something in his gut told him to go knock on the home's door. "I had to see if there was any elderly people or kids in the house. That was my main concern."

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