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Watch this daring escape as boy jumps from flames and into police officers' arms


BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (CIRCA via KEYE) — The Balch Springs Police Department released video Wednesday which shows three police officers catching a 10-year-old boy who jumped to escape a massive fire at his apartment complex.

The fire occurred Monday. The officers arrived and found a boy trapped on the second story of an apartment building. One officer threw his baton to break a window and then coaxed the crying child to jump.

The three officers caught the child. In a Facebook post, the department said no injuries were reported in the fire.

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