Video: Alameda Fire Helmet Cam Shows Dramatic Rescue

If you haven’t seen the dramatic video of last Tuesday’s San Leandro fire in progress, captured by an Alameda County firefighter’s helmet cam, it’s worth taking a look at. Three children were rescued, and the fire displaced 12 residents.

You can watch ABC News’s report on the fire and the helmet cam, including a short interview with Tom Pappas, who wore the camera, here.

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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