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Technical Rescue: Chicago Firefighters Find Man Trapped in Machinery DOA

A 48-year old employee of a paving company died yesterday afternoon after having been trapped in a piece of heavy machinery. According to the Chicago Fire Department (Fire Media at Twitter), the victim was dead on arrival. Firefighters freed his body, which was then transported to the morgue. The incident occurred at 62nd and May. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident. Lt. Mark Gregory of the Fire Department of New York, reminds firefighters: "Machinery extrication, or "Man vs. Machine," occurs all across the country. Whether you are a career or volunteer firefighter working in an urban or a rural area, the possibility of going to...

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