Power of Goodwill: CA firefighters rescue homeless man from burning building

Power of Goodwill: CA firefighters save homeless man from fire

FRESNO, CA (WTVM) - Helmet cameras captured the harrowing moments when a firefighting operation turned into a rain-soaked rescue in southern California.

Firefighters responded in the pouring rain to reports of a fire in a vacant building in Fresno.

As they battled the blaze, they heard someone yelling for help before spotting a hand sticking out through a vent in the building’s foundation.

The firefighters were able to cut a hole in the building and pull a homeless man to safety.

According to the fire chief, they have battled 76 vacant building fires this year.

Almost half of them involved homeless or transient people.

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