LA firefighter dangling from helicopter rescues man looking for his dog during California storms

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Man rescued from Pacoima Wash Dramatic video showed the Los Angeles Fire Department pulling a man from the Pacoima Wash, after officials said he jumped into the water after his dog.LOS ANGELES – Dramatic cell phone video shows the moments when a Los Angeles city firefighter dangling from a helicopter rescued a man who was looking for his dog from drowning. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a call of a man jumping into a fast-moving current in hopes of finding his then-missing dog.  LAFD’s chopper found the man, was able to grab him while he was still conscious and then pulled him safely back into the helicopter. The man was airlifted to the hospital, where he is expected to be OK. The man’s dog swam safely back to the edge and emergency crews were able to find the pup. LAFD said the dog was taken to a local shelter to get temporary care. Firefighter dangling from chopper rescues man Dramatic video shared by LAFD shows the moments when a firefighter dangling from a helicopter rescued a man who was looking for his dog. The dog is also expected to be OK. RELATED:

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.