Cat jumps from fifth floor window to escape fire, walks away VIDEO


Chicago Fire Department Video

(Chicago, IL) -- Video of a cat jumping from a fifth floor window to escape an apartment fire in Chicago is going viral on social media. People on the ground watching firefighters at the apartment fire in Chicago Thursday afternoon scream as they watch a cat jump out of the black smoke pouring out a fifth floor window.

The black cat lands on his feet, bounces a couple times, then walks away.

The video shot Thursday afternoon is posted on Twitter by the Chicago Fire Department, and going viral on social media today. See the video below.