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Industrial Disasters

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  • Roof Collapses in Pollock Pines Caused by Heavy Rain/Snow Mix

    Roof Collapses in Pollock Pines Caused by Heavy Rain/Snow Mix
    Locals call the mix of heavy snow plus rain, "Sierra concrete". Firefighters are blaming the Saturday night collapse of two roofs in Pollock Pines on it. "I think this is a pretty unusual winter and now spring and we've gotten 3 feet of snow in the last...
  • FBI: Synagogue Bomb Suspect Thought To Have Fled To NYC Arrested In Ohio

    FBI: Synagogue Bomb Suspect Thought To Have Fled To NYC Arrested In Ohio
    Authorities on Monday arrested a man believed to be responsible for a bomb blast outside a Los Angeles-area synagogue, after a manhunt that began in California and ended in Ohio, the FBI said. Ron Hirsch, 60, was wanted for questioning in an explosion on...
  • Notre Dame report: Football staff missed advisory about wind, which killed videographer on a lift

    Notre Dame report: Football staff missed advisory about wind, which killed videographer on a lift
    — On the day he died, Declan Sullivan knew something the University of Notre Dame football staff insists it did not: He would endure dangerous, possibly life-threatening winds as he tried to record the afternoon practice. Sullivan, 20, a team...
  • Notre Dame fined in student's death

    The University of Notre Dame has been fined $77,500 for ignoring industry standards that could have prevented the death of a football team videographer who died last year after the hydraulic lift he was using toppled in strong winds, the Indiana...
  • Rest and recovery: Why athletes need it

    Rest and recovery: Why athletes need it
    Sage Rountree’s new book, “The Athlete’s Guide to Recovery,” is the kind of book I wish I had when I was seriously competing in triathlons. I probably wouldn’t have followed any of the advice because I saw little value in...
  • Howard County motel evacuated for high carbon monoxide levels

    A Howard County motel was temporarily evacuated Saturday night after rescue personnel discovered high levels of potentially lethal carbon monoxide there, a county fire and rescue spokesman said. Responders were called to the Sleep Inn on Second Street in...
  • Two Allentown blasts chillingly similar

    Two Allentown blasts chillingly similar
    The sickening sound heard Wednesday evening was exactly the same as that heard on the evening of Feb. 19, 1999. In 1999, I was working late in The Morning Call's Allentown office when it sounded as if something very heavy had been dropped on the...
  • 5-Alarm Fire Destroys Historic Church Preparing For Its 100th Anniversary

    5-Alarm Fire Destroys Historic Church Preparing For Its 100th Anniversary
    Half a day after fire broke out at a New Rochelle church, firefighters remain on scene, battling one of the biggest blazes in this Westchester County city's history. Despite the fact that the fire destroyed their building, the congregation of Union...
  • Carport collapses on luxury cars

    SOUTH GLENDALE— Crews were still investigating how an outside carport buckled and crashed onto at least eight vehicles Sunday night. The carport collapsed onto the vehicles — some of which were new high-end luxury models with paper license...
  • Man who lost his penis in industrial accident files suit

  • Woman rescued seconds before home collapses

    Ron Shockley was working on a damaged cable in Park Forest when he heard a loud blast that shook his work tent. Then a woman began screaming. He and a co-worker ran three blocks toward the sound of the explosion and saw a woman in a nightgown standing...