Cincinnati Firefighters Recount Rescue of Children

Cincinnati (OH) firefighters rescued four children from a three-alarm fire at a multi-family dwelling on Saturday.

When firefighters arrived, they found the children hanging out a third-floor window. Their mother was crying for help and passing them to whomever could reach, according to a WLWT report (

Video of the rescue is available on YouTube at In the video, shot on scene, firefighters can been seen on ladders rescuing the children.

For firefighter training articles on ladder rescue, please consider Drill of the Week: Ladder Rescue, Drill Of The Week: Company Level Drill – Ladder Rescue, Window Clearing for Ladder Rescue: Residential Search and Rescue, and Drill of the Week: Ground Ladder Rescue.

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