The child had been left sleeping alone in the flat when her mother “popped out” to pick up her boyfriend from the gym.
For reasons unknown, the girl climbed out of the window after waking up alone in the flat.
She was spotted balancing on a narrow ledge by passersby in the square below, who immediately called emergency services.
Within minutes a fire engine arrived and a two firefighters were raised in a rescue basket and saved the child.
Rescate niña 5 años en Luceros pic.twitter.com/tVnudVRYgZ— Bomberos Ayto Alic (@bomberosalic) March 1, 2017
The mother of the girl was arrested and is facing charges for child negligence.