Close Call Video as Firefighter Falls From Ground Ladder at a House Fire in Walnutport, PA

Close call video as a Firefighter is operating a hand-line on a ground ladder (Roof Ladder) and falls down to the ground.  The Firefighter gets up and finishes the job but was later transported to a hospital to be checked out.  We hope our brother Firefighter has a speedy recovery.  The video was posted by news working and description of the fire is below.

“A second alarm was transmitted shortly after dispatch for a house fire at 210 3rd Street in Walnutport, PA. The original dispatch went out at 7:05PM for 3rd and Lincoln Avenue for a reported house fire.  
Chief 29-02 struck the 2nd alarm after seeing flames and a header from the fire station just a few blocks from the address.  
At the 2:39 mark in the video, a firefighter falls from a ground ladder while operating a hand line. There was an estimated 190 psi on the line. The firefighter got back up on his feet and climbed the ladder to finish his job. He wasn’t injured in the fall but later was transported to an area hospital for evaluation.”

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