Firefighter catches child while battling house fire

DeKalb County Fire Rescue

Stroup makes the catch, then staggers away from the building and drops to his knees still clutching the child in his arms.

A firefighter's body camera captured an incredible rescue, as a fellow firefighter caught a child thrown from a burning building.

At least 12 people, including a number of children, were injured but none of them seriously.

"We were catching babies like a football, literally", Captain Eric Jackson said, according to the New York Daily News. The adults that were holding the babies dropped the babies to our personnel.

Video of firefighter catching a baby quickly became viral.

Part of their effort was tossing and catching children from a burning building.

Scott Stroup, a third-generation firefighter, catching a child thrown by a parent from a third-floor balcony on January 3.

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Another firefighter, Jackie Peckrul, was about to climb the ladder to save more members of the...

In addition to the heroic rescue of the children, firefighters also knocked down a door to save a wheelchair-bound woman. Scott Stroup catching a young girl.

Screaming can be heard throughout the video.

"I don't really feel like a hero", Peckrul said.

"We did what we had to do, and the thing is that everybody there knew what they had to do", said Peckrul of DeKalb Fire and Rescue.

According to the firefighter's account, the infant's parents were trapped in the balcony of one of the apartments and the mother threw him the baby.