Worker’s Dramatic Rescue From Burning Building Caught on Video

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A construction worker trapped atop a burning building in Houston was rescued just moments before a nearby section of the building collapsed.

Video of the dramatic rescue showed the construction worker dangling from a platform outside a third-story apartment that was engulfed in flames, then dropping to a platform below.

Rescuers were able to move a ladder close enough for the trapped worker to climb on.

As the ladder began to move the construction worker and a rescuer to safety, a section of the building came crashing down, narrowly missing the ladder.


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