Teenager’s Quick Thinking Saves 12 Clydesdales From Burning Barn

A teenager came to the rescue of a dozen horses saving them from a burning barn. 16-year-old Macon Martin and his family were sleeping when a lightning bolt hit their home.

“It shook the whole house,” Macon’s mother, Shannon said. “One minute I am in bed; the next minute I am standing up next to the bed trying to figure out what bomb went off.”

As they were putting out the flames, they realized another bolt had lit the neighboring barn on fire, endangering the Clydesdale horses inside.

Macon and his family ran over to the barn and discovered to their terror that the power was out and the barn doors were stuck shut.

“I just ran right out,” he said. “I had no clothes on, no shoes – no nothing,” Macon told local news.

Thinking quickly, Macon jumped onto a farm vehicle and drove it into the side of the building. “I just jumped in our Gator and I just ran it right into the door,” he said.

He and his family freed the terrified horses from their stalls. All the horses were luckily saved, including a young foal and a pregnant mare.

The 16-year-old’s family said it was his “Rambo” actions that saved their prized horses.

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