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1930 Chicago: Life Net at High-Rise Fire

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Vintage video shows one person leaping from eighth floor

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A survivor jumps from the eight story onto a net to save life as a building catches fire in Chicago, Illinois.

A building on fire in Chicago, Illinois. The eight story of he building on fire. Traffic on the street as smoke comes out from the building. A victim jumps from the eight floor onto a net to save his life. Men around the emergency staircase. A firefighter climbs onto a ladder to get to the eight floor of the building. Location: Chicago Illinois. Date: December 24, 1930.

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