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    Crash Victim Reunites With Her Rescuers

    Crash Victim Reunites With Her Rescuers
    VAN NUYS - A Van Nuys woman who suffered serious injuries during a head-on collision on Highway 1 near Lompoc returned this week to meet the firefighters who saved her life by pulling her from the wreckage quickly. Connie Miles had been on her way home after dropping off some Christmas presents in Lompoc on December 18 when a car drifted ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Motorcyclist Killed After Colliding with Ambulance

    JACKSON TOWNSHIP — A Jackson Township motorcyclist was killed when he collided with an ambulance taking an elderly woman to the hospital late last night, authorities said. Charles Childs, 27, was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle on North Hope Chapel Road shortly before midnight when he crossed the center line and hit the southbound ambulance, police said. The crew from the ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: -3
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    Off-Duty Pilot Stops to Save Man Engulfed in Flames

    John Filipowicz caught a glimpse of fire as he drove through Portland shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday, only a moment before the worst thing imaginable dawned on him. He saw the flames move and drop to the ground. Someone was on fire. Filipowicz slammed on the brakes, jumped from his 1960 GMC pickup, bolted over a guardrail, down a steep embankment ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rate This
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    OSHA: 45-Minute Lag in Warning of Ala Ammonia Leak

    THEODORE, Ala. — Federal regulators say they're investigating a lag of about 45 minutes between an ammonia leak at a refrigeration plant and the first siren blasting an offical warning to area residents. Millard Refrigerated Services, based in Omaha, Neb., says it detected the leak at its Theodore plant that freezes chickens at 9:05 a.m. Monday and alerted authorities within 20 ...
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    Lightning Blamed for Blaze at Home of Local Firefighter

    A local firefighter's home was damaged Wednesday after being struck by lightning. Deputy Chief Chris Burnham said the firefighter and his wife were at home around 4:15 p.m. when a nearby tree was struck by a bolt of lightning. The electrical charge traveled underground and caused the basement of the home at 41 Brandyview Terrace to catch fire. The firefighter, whose ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1

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