Houston construction worker saved in fiery rescue

Firefighters rescue a man caught in a massive blaze at a site where condominiums were under construction (Courtesy: Karen Jones YouTube)
Firefighters rescue a man caught in a massive blaze at a site where condominiums were under construction (Courtesy: Karen Jones YouTube)

HOUSTON (NBC/KXAN) — Dramatic cell phone video captures the rescue of a worker on the upper floors of a building under construction that became engulfed in flames.

The scene played out Tuesday afternoon in Houston, when a woman in the neighboring building caught the terrifying moments on camera.

A construction worker got stuck on the top floor of the condo complex. He frantically waves at rescuers and eventually jumps to the balcony below to escape the flames and the radiating heat — something the woman recording the incident says she could feel from her neighboring building’s window.

Houston firefighters on a ladder reach the man.

Then, you see the walls suddenly collapse — raining fiery debris down.

No one was hurt in the fire.

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