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On Sept. 12, 2008, a commuter train headed north from downtown L.A. collided head on with a southbound freight train, instantly killing 25 and injuring 107. It would become the worst railroad accident in California's history.
The scene was reminiscent of a Hollywood disaster movie, but it was the real thing: a multi-situational, multi-jurisdictional train disaster between the neighboring cities of Los Angeles and Glendale, Calif. The time: 0602 hrs, Wednesday, Jan. 26. It_s dark, foggy and raining, and in less than two minutes, 11 people will be dead and 230 others will need rescue, assessment and patient care.
Did you know that lightning does strike twice in the same place? Read on to test your knowledge of this dangerous natural phenomenon and learn how to treat your patients and keep yourself safe when responding to volatile—and electric—weather.
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An EMS crew responded to an injury call outside a municipal courthouse find the female victim lying on the ground, covered with a white, powdery substance.
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