Watch a fireman rescue an unconscious kitten

This is what heroism looks like through the lens of a GoPro.

Fireman Cory Kalanick wore a helmet cam when he found the unconscious kitten on the floor of a burned apartment building in Fresno, Calif. The resulting footage gives a first-hand view of Kalanick carrying the cat out, applying a child’s oxygen mask, and successfully reviving it.

It’s amazing to watch unfold.

The video was actually uploaded back in July, but it was edited into a longer GoPro commercial as part of its Be a Hero campaign. Further complicating matters, “Lucky,” the kitten, succumbed to injuries not long after the accident.

The effort remains inspiring.

Some things deserve to go viral twice.

Screengrab via YouTube

Austin Powell

Austin Powell

Austin Powell is the former managing editor of the Daily Dot. His work focuses on the intersection of entertainment and technology. He previously served as a music columnist for the Austin Chronicle and is the co-author of The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology.