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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

In this Feb.28, 2017 file photo, a performer from the Unidos da Tijuca samba school is carried into an ambulance after a float collapsed during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After two float accidents at the Sambadrome revelers started speaking of a curse because Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella skipped the opening Carnival ceremony . (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

Firefighters carry an injured person on a stretcher to an ambulance during the performing of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school for the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of a float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring more than a dozen of people, according to doctors at the scene. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

An injured person lies on a stretcher on the top of a float as she is being rescued during the performing of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school for the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of a float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring several people, according to doctors at the scene. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

Firefighters and carnival staff carry a woman out of a float after an accident during the performing of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school for the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of a float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring more than a dozen of people, according to doctors at the scene. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

In this Feb.28, 2017 file photo, firefighters carry a woman from a float during the performing of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school for the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After two float accidents at the Sambadrome revelers started speaking of a curse because Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella skipped the opening Carnival ceremony. Crivella said that during the festivities, he was focused on the safety of the city, and that his team had met to revise regulations so there are not future accidents during parades. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

A performer from the Unidos da Tijuca samba school is taken from a float after it collapsed during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of a float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring several people, according to doctors at the scene. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

An ambulance parks in front the a float as people are rescued after an accident during the performing of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school for the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of the float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring more than a dozen of people, according to doctors at the scene. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

An injured person is carried on a stretcher to an ambulance during the performing of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school for the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of a float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring several people, according to doctors at the scene. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

Firefighters carry an injured person on a stretcher, partly seen at lower right, to an ambulance during the performing of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school for the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of a float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring several people, according to doctors at the scene. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

Firefighters carry an injured person on a stretcher to an ambulance during the performing of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school for the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of a float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring several people, according to doctors at the scene. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

Firefighters carry an injured person on a stretcher to an ambulance during the performing of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school for the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of a float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring several people, according to doctors at the scene. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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EMS Response to Carnival Float Collapse in Brazil

Rescuers, upper left, prepare to carry an injured performer from the Unidos da Tijuca samba school out of a float after it collapsed during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Part of a float has collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade, injuring at least four people, according to doctors at the scene.(AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)