16/05/2012 10:23 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Hero Brother, 12, Goes Into Burning House Three Times To Save Four Younger Siblings

Hero brother, 12, goes into burning house three times to save four younger siblings Facebook

A 12 year-old boy battled his way into a burning house THREE TIMES to save his three younger brothers and baby sister.

Have-a-go hero Justin Jackson fought intense flames and choke to save his siblings before the fire service arrived.

The drama happened in Milton, Florida, U.S. early on Sunday morning.

The previous night, heavy storms had knocked out the power to the family home while the children's mother was working a night shift and their dad was working away from home.

Justin lit candles to light the house, which is what is believed to have caused the fire.

"The electricity went out from the storm, so they lit candles," the children's aunt, Cri Jackson told the local