Couple Jumps to Escape Detroit House Fire

Video shows two occupants jumping from second floor of burning home.
Video shows a man and woman leaping from the second floor moments before Detroit firefighters arrive. (WDIV image)
Published Wednesday, December 21, 2011

DETROIT (AP) — Two people were injured after jumping from the second floor of a burning home in Detroit as fire crews rushed to the scene.

Video: Couple Jumps to Escape Fire

Video broadcast by WDIV-TV (http://bit.ly/vSsV9D) shows the man and woman jumping Tuesday night as smoke filled the home.

The station reports that the man had minor injuries and the woman had serious injuries.

The front of the home was ablaze as the two people jumped. Police were on the scene at the time and firefighters were en route.

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Couple Jumps to Escape Detroit House Fire

Video shows two occupants jumping from second floor of burning home.
Video shows a man and woman leaping from the second floor moments before Detroit firefighters arrive. (WDIV image)

Couple Leap to Escape Detroit Fire


Man and woman were injured after they jumped from second floor.


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