Dramatic Fire Rescue in Houston

Video shows the moments a construction worker is plucked from a burning building.
3:00 | 03/26/14

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America's -- Your twins and used -- fueling. Construction site fire that turned into a massive blaze dozens of construction workers -- washed out of the luxury apartment complex ahead of the flames. But one could only reach a balcony as the fire -- up behind him. Office workers nearby watched demand -- looking desperately for a way -- Even across the street they could feel the heat they -- the worker could hold out until the fire department arrived. -- Jesus. Suddenly can make some moves -- to the balcony below nearly tumbling backward landing safely. It was excruciating. Even for the people want change. -- saw his foot slip and it was just nobody's gonna bomb. So we thought he was going to be -- A ladder truck finally -- seem to take for ever to maneuver within reach until finally it's close enough he stretches and reaches out. And he's in the clear. Senior captain Hawthorn -- on the -- to catch him. Is trying to get to -- Linden. You know. Jonathan the only Joseph do so many -- did good waited -- we got a letter from close enough. But they're not out of danger at the latter is moving away. All of my -- the firing roof collapses and falls to. Embers flying in every direction the worker escaping once again. Amazingly -- and no one was hurt but the fifty million dollar apartment complex. Was set to open in June and now is nothing but rubble.

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