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Flying fireman in Rijeka

Croatian Times

A fireman in Croatia became a hero on Monday trying to help pick up a metal roof that the storm has taken off a building in the western city of Rijeka.

As he tried to get it strong wind lifted him and the huge piece of metal roof and left  flying around.

The video became a smashing hit on YouTube on Tuesday morning, but the fireman Mario Tomasic has said he was not that afraid.

"It wasn't as bad as it looked on the video", he said despite of using a metal roof as a flying carpet.

One person has died and dozens were injured in a storm that hit Croatia on Monday. At some points wind was faster that 200 kilometres per hour.

The video of the flying fireman can be seen here.

 




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