VIDEO: Hero walks into burning house to save man inside

He appeared out of nowhere, walked in and carried the elderly man to safety.

VIDEO: Hero walks into burning house to save man inside

This guy is a hero.

Last Saturday, a fire broke out at a home in Fresno, California. Passer-by Beth Lederach caught the unfolding drama on video as she waited for firefighters with a woman who had just escaped the blaze.

In the footage, you can hear the woman - who was holding a baby - begin screaming that there was a man still inside the burning house - her father.

Amid all the panic and confusion, a man in a blue baseball cap walks up to the house disappearing from view. There is a load bang from inside the house and then, for a tense few seconds, nothing.

And then the man in the blue baseball cap reappears from the smoke - carrying the man who was trapped inside.

The rescuer came "out of nowhere,” Lederach told the Fresno Bee.

“He just calmly walked right in there and then came walking right back out with this guy.”

Firefighters then arrived to deal with the blaze.

How amazing is that? The man was brought to hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation.

The unknown hero has not yet been identified.

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