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WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

30 days ago   |   By KCRA

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level.
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Man Unleashes His Inner Spider-Man By Climbing Down Apartment Building to Escape a Fire

Man Unleashes His Inner Spider-Man By Climbing Down Apartment Building to Escape a Fire

30 days ago   |   By Time

Spider-Man has always been known as a New York native. But judging by the way one Philadelphia man scaled down his 19-story-high rise to escape a fire on Thursday night, it seems like everyone's favorite friendly neighborhood superhero may have moved to a new city.
In a video captured by WPVI Action News' Chopper 6 , the man can be seen climbing down the outside of the West Philly apartment building by using the balconies and railings on each story as hand and footholds. The man executes the death-defying descent so efficiently that it almost seems as though he possesses Spider-Man's handy...
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Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down ‘Spider-Man' style

30 days ago   |   By WGN TV

Did Philadelphia's friendly neighborhood “Spider-Man” just escape an apartment fire?
The fire department responded to an apartment fire around 9:30 p.m. Thursday in West Philadelphia, according to CNN affiliate WPVI. When they arrived at the 19-story high-rise, they saw a truly shocking sight: a man climbing down the outside of the building to escape the fire.
Video shows him grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level, where anxious authorities jumped in to lend a hand.
The fire was believed to have been started by a trash compactor, said...
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