Firefighters in Gouverneur, New York got an assist from a heavy equipment operator this week. A man trapped on the second story of a burning house climbed into the bucket of a Komatsu excavator and was safely taken out of harm's way. The real action starts at around the 50 second mark.
Thanks to quick thinking, this construction worker was able to leap the to rescue. From the looks of the building and the size of the flames, there wasn't time to lose.
Just in time for end of season purchases are IronPlanet's deals next week. So big we're expanding it to two days, October 27 and 28, and offering over 2,000 trucks, excavators, telehandlers, crawler tractors - items that might not save your life, but will make it a whole lot easier.
Take a look at some of the equipment offered by Southeast Equipment Company: