Workers stretch extension ladder five stories in the air to save man trapped in Washington Heights fire

The daring rescue of a man from the fifth floor of a Washington Heights building turned this group of handymen into instant heroes.

The dramatic save unfolded when Rosendo Lopez and two other workers heard a man yelling for help as smoke billowed from a window in the 172nd St. building on Monday.

Suddenly, the trapped man started to climb out of the burning apartment.

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