Crane operator saves a man – level 1

28-11-2023 07:00

A big fire happens in Reading, UK. A building at the Station Hill place is in flames.

A worker gets stuck up high. He cannot get away. Glen Edwards is a 65-year-old crane operator. He slowly moves a cage to help the man. It takes some time to put the cage in the right place. People are watching the rescue from the ground. They are scared as the fire gets closer.

Finally, the worker gets in the cage. Edwards takes him down safely. People clap for Glen Edwards. Even the fire service people say that Edwards is a hero. Two people must go to the hospital for breathing smoke. No one else gets hurt.

Difficult words: stuck (not able to move), crane (a tall machine which workers use for moving heavy things), hero (a brave person).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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