- A man fell to the ground from about six meters during a firefighter course in Brazil
This is the shocking moment a student firefighter fell 20ft from a zipline after the line broke.
The man, whose name has not been identified, fell from the zip line during a firefighter course in Asa Sul, in Brasilia, Brazil.
In the images, the man is seen sitting on a window sill on the first floor of a building, ready to go down to the sidewalk using the zip line.
The man, whose name has not been identified, can be seen sitting on the ledge of a window on the first floor of a building.
The man began his descent on the zip line, which was part of a firefighter course in Brazil
The man lets go, but as he begins his rapid descent, one of the ropes appears to break and he falls about 20 feet to the pavement.
He was transferred to the Base Hospital on January 26 with pain in his left arm, ribs and a cut on his head.
One of the man’s colleagues told local media that he has since been discharged from the hospital and is recovering at home.
Suddenly, the cable broke and the man fell about 20 feet to the ground.
He was admitted to the Base Hospital on January 26 with pain in his left arm, ribs and a cut on his head.
The Official Alpha-Resgate school, responsible for the course, which was closed after the accident, told local media that the coordinators and instructors provided first aid to the student.
They said: ‘The course coordinator and all the instructors gave all the support to the student, we did all the first care in the same way!
‘We called the fire brigade and waited. The coordinator accompanied him to the hospital entrance and to the medical center.
“The student is doing well and we are giving him all the support he needs.”