Firefighting, Technical Rescue

Chinese Firefighter Grabs Woman About to Jump

Chinese firefighters rescued a woman who was reportedly about to jump from the window of her three-story bedroom.

Reports indicated the woman locked herself in her bedroom for five hours after a fight with her husband.

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After hours spent trying to get the woman away from the windowsill she was sitting on, firefighters decided to take action. One firefighter rappelled from the rooftop to the window at the same time other responders made entry to the room.

The firefighter grabbed the woman as she fell from the window.

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