French Man Who Scaled Building To Save Kid Gets Job With Fire Brigade

    Twenty two-year-old Malian migrant Mamoudou Gassama, who made waves after his impressive rescue of a child who was dangling off a balcony several stories up, recently started his new role with the French Fire Brigade.

    Julia Macfarlane on Twitter

    Happy news alert: Mamoudou Gassama – otherwise known as ‘Le Spiderman’ of that miraculous balcony rescue that you may remember – just had his first day on the job at the Paris Fire Brigade

    The clip of him quickly climbing up these balconies boggles the mind even after watching it several times.

    *Nubi* on Twitter

    Les hros ne portent pas de cap. #Paris

    Gassama received his French citizenship soon after his heroics. This type of recognition is extremely well deserved.