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.

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