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Technical Rescue: One Killed in AZ Bridge Collapse

06/19/2013
One person was killed today when a bridge collapsed at a construction site in Mesa, Arizona. Initially, two people were trapped by the collapse, but firefighters were able to extricate one of the victims, according to a report from abc15.com (http://bit.ly/14JOJqa). Another worker, however, who was buried under the rubble was pronounced dead. For further details on this incident, visit http://bit.ly/14JOJqa. For more firefighter training info on such situations, consider HEAVY RESCUE OPERATIONS IN A BRIDGE COLLAPSE  , How Prepared Is Your Safety Diving Team for a Bridge Collapse ?, and Responding to Collapse Emergencies Complicated by Water Hazards.

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