VIDEO: Firefighter catches child tossed from burning building

(Courtesy of Dekalb County Fire Rescue via NBC News Channel)

A heart-stopping moment is caught on a firefighter's helmet camera when a parent tosses his child to rescuers.

Watch the top right of your screen, as a desperate father throws the child to a DeKalb County firefighter. The child was one of several who was thrown from a balcony.

Flames trapped that family, and others, on a third floor, as a massive apartment fire raged near Atlanta Jan. 3.

Twelve people, eight children among them, suffered minor injuries.

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