In the video, people can be seen jumping onto the vegetable truck from the third floor of the building, one after the other, as the seedlings break their fall and provide a soft cushion. Bystanders at the scene then bring a ladder to help them down from the truck that fortuitously happened to be passing by at the time of the fire.
The video was posted to Facebook and YouTube by People's Daily, China. Watch it below:
On Facebook, the video has collected over 1.3 lakh views in just 11 hours. While many have said that the truck driver who stopped to help stranded people is the real hero, one commenter kept things light with a vegetable pun:
"They can all say they have bean there and done that."
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