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Man runs back into burning home to save his Xbox

By Mason White 10:50 AM January 28, 2014
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By: Shifra Unger
(Scroll down for video) A man risked it all in order to be reunited with his beloved Xbox game console, according to fire officials in Kansas.

The Olathe Fire Department said that a local man risked his life by running into a burning house to retrieve his Xbox after escaping safely from the building.

The unidentified man woke up in the early hours of Friday morning, to find his home in flames.

He quickly ran out of the property and onto the street, only to remember that his Xbox was trapped inside the building.

Despite facing large flames, he ran into the house to save his game. After a few minutes, he emerged from the house with his Xbox.

The man suffered smoke inhalation. Paramedics who arrived at the scene, said that he did not suffer serious injuries.

The fire caused $75,000 in property damage. The fire was caused due to a faulty electrical wire, according to fire officials.