One Killed in AZ Bridge Collapse

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 (

Another worker, however, who was buried under the rubble was pronounced dead.

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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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