Caught on video: Firefighter catches fire, jumps out of building
Posted on 23 December 2015
A terrifying video out of China shows the dramatic moment a firefighter caught on fire and then jumped out a second-floor apartment window.
The video was taken in Hubei Province and has gone viral in China
The firefighter was trying to grab hold of a line to slide down, but there was not enough time as the intense fire engulfed the room.
He was able to break his fall somewhat by grabbing onto a drain pipe outside the window.
Onlookers could be heard screaming as the firefighter began to catch on fire, then plummeted to the concrete.
The firefighter reportedly suffered only minor injuries to his hands.