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15 People Showed Us the Things They Would Save If Their House Was Burning Down

In that split second, the moment you see that your home is on fire, your instinct is to get everyone out including yourself. At that time you decide to save some valuable things, of course, if you have the time. The things on that list hold a special meaning and are priceless, even though they might be worth less than a dollar.

We at Bright Side asked our readers to join in on this project and share the precious items that they would save first in case of a fire.

1.Occupation: hairdresser, age: 45

  • Images from close family
  • Prescribed pills
  • Insulin kit
  • Important documents
  • Piggy bank
  • Valentine’s Day gift from 2018
  • Glasses

2. Occupation: store manager, age: 34

  • Favorite blanket
  • Stuffed dog
  • Small bag with makeup
  • Hat

3. Occupation: truck driver, age: 60

  • Documents
  • Keys
  • Wallet
  • A gift he gave to his mother
  • Favorite book
  • Lucky coins
  • Glasses

4. Occupation: waitress, age: 38

Everything that is nearby, which is mostly:

  • Phone
  • Wallet
  • Marmalade
  • Vitamin supplement
  • Wipes
  • Bread
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks

5. Occupation: English teacher, age: 28

  • Teddy bear
  • Favorite book
  • Wallet
  • Laptop

6. Occupation: retired, age: 70

  • Favorite bag
  • Most comfortable hoodie
  • Hairbrush
  • Picture from her daughter
  • Hand sanitizer
  • A mug, a gift from Mother’s Day
  • 2 magnets — reminders of great adventures

7. Occupation: marketing manager, age: 23

  • Notebook full of facts collected during childhood
  • Jewelry
  • Hard drive
  • Phone

8. Occupation: Freelance writer, age: 25

  • Laptop
  • Jewelry
  • Stuffed elephant
  • Mug, a gift from Valentine’s Day
  • Favorite candle

9. Occupation: unemployed, age: 34

  • Pills
  • Organizer
  • Laptop
  • Purse

10. Occupation: speech therapist, age: 30

  • Laptop
  • University diploma
  • Purse
  • 2 favorite stories from childhood

11. Occupation: executive chef, age: 31

  • President certificate for association
  • Judge medal from Korea
  • First place award from Romania
  • Master chef medals
  • Judge seminar certificate

12. Occupation: writer, age: 28

  • PlayStation 4
  • MacBook
  • Notebook with book ideas
  • Jewelry
  • 2 books with memories of the first year from her son and daughter

13. Occupation: tourist guide, age: 34

  • Jewelry
  • First birthday gift from her son
  • Knife and a flag, gifts from Turkey
  • Makeup
  • Monopoly board game
  • Jerry

14. Occupation: journalist, age: 38

  • Engagement ring
  • Laptop
  • Camera
  • Baby shower cards
  • Wedding photos from her parents
  • Compilation of songs
  • Love notes from her teenage years

15. Occupation: hairstylist, age: 56

  • Hair extensions
  • Favorite scissors
  • Hairdryer

What are the first things you’d reach for, to save in case of a fire?