When a deadly wildfire spread across the woods of Tennessee, Rob Holmes knew he had to collect his family and flee immediately. “All hell broke loose,” Holmes told. “We could not get the cars out and the smoke was so bad our 18-month son Wyatt was having a hard time breathing.” As he fled with his wife and kids, and his cat and dog, Holmes’s daughter burst into tears – and that’s when they realized they left Charles the pet pig in the flames.
The man had to collect his family and flee immediately when the wildfire erupted in Tennessee
As the family fled Holmes’s daughter burst into tears upon realizing they left the pet pig behind
The next morning after the nightmarish night Holmes was informed his house completely burnt down
When Holmes and his family went to see it, they couldn’t believe their eyes – Charles the pig was there
“Charles had burrowed in the mud to survive. How else could he [have] survived 800 degree temperatures”