Viral Videos: Houston Fire Fighters Dramatic Save of Construction Worker During 5 Alarm Fire

Houston Fire Fighters Dramatic Save of Construction Worker During 5 Alarm FireHouston firefighters made a daring rescue of a construction worker trapped on an upper balcony of an under-construction apartment complex as a raging fire nearly trapped the man. ★This is the original unedited video shot by neighbors.★

The helmeted worker stood on an upper-floor balcony Tuesday as a five-alarm fire engulfed the $50 million, 396-unit apartment complex at W. Dallas and Marconi Sts. in downtown Houston.

The worker waved for help before hanging down and jumping to a lower balcony as the inferno became too intense. Courtesy Daily News

Note: After watching the video, scroll down to see what happened to the balcony where the worker was standing!

“When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished.  What he does after that is all in the line of work.”  ~Edward F. Croker

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  1. Susan says:

    Wow, impressive men…both of them! I wish the person with the camera would have scanned back to show what happened to the balcony where the man started to show how long it took for it to be overtaken by fire.