"He was a little guy, so when I heard his father yelling 'Help', and saw him hanging out the window with the baby in his arms, I just went into action. I just did what any of the other firefighters out here would have done," Sutton told Fox 5 Channel. The firefighter then asked the father to drop the baby and said he was "blessed" to have been in a position to catch the infant. The firefighter, who is a father of two, refused to take credit and said it was possible because of his training.
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The moment was caught on camera by Larry Carter, a plumber who was working in the area when the fire broke out. "All of a sudden you heard a man screaming. When I heard there was a baby, my heart started fluttering...one guy just caught it like a football pass. It was something to see," said Mr Carter describing the incident.
(With inputs from PTI)
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