Arizona firefighter slips, nearly falls off balcony

A firefighter in Arizona got quite a scare when the railing behind him gave way and he nearly fell off a balcony.
November 13, 2013 12:00:40 PM PST
A firefighter was battling an apartment fire in Arizona when the balcony on the second story collapsed.

In a quick second, a charred railing on the second story of an complex broke, causing the firefighter to fall backwards.

Thankfully his legs caught on the ledge and other crewmembers below were able to use a ladder and get him down safely.

No one was hurt in the fire, but officials say two families lost their homes in the blaze.