Birmingham resident catches 3-year-old who jumped from balcony to escape fire

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A Birmingham family credits their neighbors and rescuers with saving the lives of two children on Christmas Day.

The video above shows family and residents pleading with a three-year-old child to jump from the second story window of a burning residence.

The toddler eventually found the courage to make the jump and the child was caught by a neighbor.

When firefighters arrived they were able to save the other child still trapped inside the apartment.

Both children were treated at the Children's of Alabama Hospital.