Italy: Rome resident luckily escapes fire by clinging to corniceMay 23, 2019 at 15:11 (GMT) · Published
Firefighters in Rome rescued a young man who was forced to leave a burning apartment and cling onto a cornice on Wednesday.
The man had to take off his t-shirt as he was lying close to the flames bursting out of windows.
Footage shows a fire brigade arrive at the scene. The firefighters managed to tackle the blaze and the man was taken down on a crane.