Two men receive bravery award for saving cat from house fire

Credit: RSPCA Cymru

Two men from Carmarthenshire have been given a bravery award after rushing into a burning house to put out a fire and save the owners cat.

Richard Price and Daryl Webb were driving home when they spotted flames coming from the front room of a house.

The owner Mrs Hayler had been visiting a neighbour when the blaze started.

But Mr Price and Mr Webb managed to get her out and stamp out the fire, as well as rescuing Marmalade the cat, who was cowering in the corner.

Mrs Hayler said she will never forget their bravery and saving her 17-year-old rescue cat from the fire.

"If they hadn't managed to put the fire out I dread to think what would have happened to him. I’m so grateful to them for saving Marmalade.”

The pair were awarded the RSPCA’s bronze gallantry award after their actions in February.

Both men were praised for their incredible bravery whilst tackling the fire which was spreading quickly and filling the house with smoke.

Richard Price and Daryl Webb receiving their award. Credit: RSPCA Cymru

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