Father tosses son to firefighter from ladder escaping apartment blaze

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Flames trapped that family, and others, on a third floor, as a massive apartment fire raged near Atlanta on January 3, 2018.

Captain Scott Stroup with Dekalb County Fire Rescue Department can be seen catching one of the children that was dropped from the third floor balcony.

More than 80 people were living in this apartment complex building - a lot of them sleeping - when the blaze tore through each room.

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Occupants inside were "literally dropping their children down to our firefighters and we were catching them, and that was before we put any water on the fire", Jackson told reporters.

Peckrul told WGCL that the fire was a moment she would never forget. Captain Peckwell and Captain Stewart each caught babies'.

Ragland tossed his baby to Peckrul, herself a mother of triplets, who was halfway up the ladder.

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"I started going up the ladder. 'Lord, let me catch this baby, '" said Peckrul. Almost 8o people were displaced by the fire in the end, and were transported to safety by a MARTA bus, reported WXIA.

Reports indicate there were at least 12 people injured and hospitalized, including four children, but no injuries were considered life-threatening.

One firefighter was reportedly hurt but is doing okay.

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A number of infants were dropped from the window of the building, said assistant chief Jeff Crump.

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