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In Video: Woman in burning apartment drops baby to bystander

Other residents jumped to safety from the third floor of the building in Dallas.

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Dallas fire

Dallas fire

Dallas fire

A woman has dropped her baby to a bystander to escape the flames as fire swept through an apartment complex in Dallas.

At least five residents of the complex reportedly leapt from third-floor windows on to mattresses as the blaze destroyed about two dozen units.

Dallas Fire-Rescue said three people, including a firefighter, suffered minor injuries.

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