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Top 5 firefighter close call videos of 2014

Check out the top close-call clips of the year

A Fla. firefighter’s turnout gear was hit by a bullet during an ambush and a firefighter miraculously escaped injury after falling through a roof are included in the top video close calls of 2014.

The videos also show fellow firefighters rescuing one of their own after getting stuck on a window ledge and an FDNY firefighter shaking off an injury after being struck on the head by a ladder at a house fire.

If you think we missed one, let us know in the comment section below.

Audio: Firefighter’s turnout hit by bullet in Fla. ambush

Officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect until the suspect was shot and killed; there was also holes in the apparatus.

Firefighter falls through roof, escapes injury

The firefighter fell climbing onto a charred section of the structure; the firefighter was not hurt in the fall.

Aerial ladder hits FDNY firefighter in head at house fire

The tip of an aerial ladder being moved hit a firefighter standing on a ground ladder in the head. The firefighter kept his footing and apparently just shook it off.

Firefighter stuck on window ledge; rescued by ladder

A spokesman with the fire department said the firefighter was in “no imminent danger.”

Firefighter’s slow motion fall off ladder

The clip is from a truck fire in Memphis, Tennessee. According to officials, the firefighter was OK.

The firefighter was able to continue fighting the blaze after the mayday call
Officials said the firefighters became disoriented and were assisted from the house by other firefighters
Some witnesses reported seeing firefighters escaping moments before the collapse
A water main break caused the sinkhole to form under the Colorado Springs Fire Department’s newest engine