Statter911 points us to this video, where the man stands at the edge of a thin metal bar looking down. A firefighter slowly brings his leg up and kicks the man hard enough for him to lose his balance and fall safely to the airbag set up below.
It is unclear where this happened, but the man appears to have survived the fall.
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Dustin TilleyWednesday, January 16, 2013 2:32:30 PMthat is awesome.
Marc MihalikWednesday, January 16, 2013 2:54:55 PMFAIL he didn't prevent him from commiting suicide... he made him finally jump... ONTO a soft landing.
Glenn CateWednesday, January 16, 2013 6:02:46 PMThe sad thing is in the US this firefighter would have been fired for doing that.
Alex ChavezThursday, January 17, 2013 6:51:01 AMI wish he kick it harder.....
Alan HarveySunday, February 02, 2014 8:46:58 AMWish We Were Allowed To Do This In The US
Phu?c Nguy?nMonday, February 03, 2014 5:41:48 AMBest Firefighter I ever seen