Firefighter remembers rescuing survivors from rubble

From Morning Report, 6:08 am on 22 February 2021

Everybody in the city that day has a story to tell and for many, the memories remain fresh, ten years on.

Senior firefighter Terry Gyde, who was given a Bravery Award for helping to pull 16 people from the rubble of the CTV building, eight dead and eight still alive.

He made a point of keeping in touch with one of the survivors, Norika Masutani who was a similar age to his daughter.

He told Conan Young that at one stage they were considering amputating her foot after it became wedged under a beam.