Grenoble : pressed by the flames, the children jump over 10 meters - The Point

This is a scene particularly impressive, which occurred Tuesday in Grenoble. Two children of 3 and 10 years of age have escaped miraculously from a fire by jump

Grenoble : pressed by the flames, the children jump over 10 meters - The Point

This is a scene particularly impressive, which occurred Tuesday in Grenoble. Two children of 3 and 10 years of age have escaped miraculously from a fire by jumping off a dozen meters away in the arms of adults below their building. A video of the scene, filmed in another building of the residence and disseminated by the regional newspaper Le Dauphiné Libéré, watch them fall, impressive, since the third floor of a building in the first level, elevated by pillars, already dominates the ground of several meters.

While a thick black smoke comes out of the windows of the apartment, and that people cry out of fear, we first see the oldest child to suspend the youngest in the blank, holding it by his clothes, before letting him go. At the foot of the facade, witnesses the retrieve in which bent from his weight and soon after, it is the other child who jumps into their arms.

According to the fire department, both are miraculously unharmed. They were hospitalized only for having inhaled smoke, like 17 other people who are in the building. In contrast, among the witnesses who were saved, two men were injured and transported to the hospital for a suspected fractured forearms, in addition to the relief. It was unclear at this stage the cause of the fire and where were the parents at the time of the facts.

Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 15:33

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