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Man Rescued From Huge Apartment Fire In Houston, Texas (VIDEO)

26/03/2014 04:05 GMT | Updated 26/03/2014 04:59 GMT

The incredible rescue of a construction worker was caught on film during Tuesday’s massive blaze in Houston, Texas. Just seconds before the roof of the building collapsed, the man dropped from the fifth to the fourth floor before jumping onto the ladder of a fire rescue truck.

Speaking to the local ABC station, Karen Jones who took the footage said: "When we saw his foot slip, it was just like uhhh, oh God he's going to fall."

The lucky rescuee, who has not been named, was reportedly treated and released at the scene. No reason has yet been established for the cause of the fire.