• WATCH: Man Scales Down Outside of Building to Escape Fire in Philadelphia

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Shocking video from the scene of a fire in Philadelphia shows a man scaling down a building to escape the burned structure.
    WPVI-TV reported that firefighters responded Thursday night following reports of smoke showing from the upper floors of the 19-story high-rise apartment building. Video shows a man scaling down the outside of the building, and he reportedly made it to the ground safely.
    No injuries have been reported, but some residents of the building are reportedly unaccounted for at the moment.
    Officials have said the source of the fire is believed to be a trash compactor.
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  • WATCH: Man Climbs 15 Stories Down High-Rise During Fire

    1 month ago - By NBC

    A death-defying escape was captured on video as a man scaled 15 stories down a West Philadelphia high-rise during a fire Thursday night. The fire started around 9:30 p.m. at an apartment building on 4445 Holden Street. Residents were evacuated from the building as firefighters checked the floors to get people out. As SkyForce10 flew over the scene, a man was spotted standing on a balcony outside the building. He then began to make his descent. While it took a little less than three minutes for the man to make his way down to safety, it felt like an eternity for those who watched. Once the...
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