Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Arizona Man Uses Scuba Gear to Escape Burning Home

Whoa! Yet another reason to keep your scuba gear readily available.

A Phoenix man is lucky to be alive after using scuba gear to escape his burning multi-million dollar home.


The homeowner, Michael Marin, told firefighters he threw on his scuba gear so he could breathe and used a collapsible safety ladder to climb out the window of his second-story bedroom.

"In all my years on the job, this is the first time I've seen somebody use scuba diving equipment to get out of a fire," said Phoenix Fire Department Capt. Dorian Jackson.

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Hat tip: Clint

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