Helmet camera shows firefighters catching children thrown from burning building

The apartment complex near Atlanta was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.
1:17 | 01/14/18

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??? Back now with the desperate moments for a terrified family having to decide whether to toss their children to fire fighters three stories down. ABC's Stephanie Ramos. Reporter: Tonight, dramatic helmet cam video, revealing the moment firefighters pull up to a raging fire engulfing an apartment complex. A chaotic scene. Firefighters grabbing their equipment as fast as they can. Coming face to face with angry flames. All while hearing children's frantic screams. Watch as fire fighter captain Scott stroup makes this incredible catch. He catches a child thrown to safety from the thir balcony by her parents, who are desperately trying to get out. Another firefighter, captain Jackie peckrul, catches another one of their children in her arms. A newborn twin, all while standing on a ladder. I got about halfway up there and here comes the baby down to my arms. Reporter: Peckrul, a mom of three young triplets, leads the team of first responders at the DeKalb county fire station near Atlanta. Their bravery saving countless lives that day. We did what we had to do, and the thing was everybody there knew what they had to do. Reporter: More than 80 people living in that building. Amazingly, no one was seriously hurt. Cecilia? What a scene. Stephanie, thank you.

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