The toddler was tossed off a rescue ladder by her dad and was caught upside down by Captain Scott Stroup, who twisted his knee making the catch.
Reports indicate that over a dozen people were injured in the fire, though none of the children were among those cited by local media.
CBS quoted Jackson as saying, "We were catching babies like a football ..." And I see the firefighters catching babies.
A team of over 45 firefighters rescued four adults and eight children in a heroic act, the footage released by firefighters' union showed.
A pair of firefighters assisting at a Georgia apartment block fire have been praised for catching two young children who were flung from a third-floor balcony. The child's father desperately threw the child from a third-story balcony to a Dekab County firefighter.
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Captain Jackie Peckrul, a mother of triplets, caught the infant. The baby was being rescued as the building burned all around them.
It was just one of the miraculous saves made during the January 3 fire, which quickly engulfed an apartment building in Decatur, Ga., according to local media reports. "'Lord, let me catch this baby, '" said Peckrul. "I see people jumping off their balconies and (I hear) screams".
"I started going up the ladder".
"So wonderful! These heroes do what they have to do!" said one social media user.
The fire is under investigation.
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