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October 9, 2014 at 6:56 AM

Close call: Firefighters rescue man from dump truck

A person was was taken to the  hospital after being pulled from a garbage truck on Capitol Hill, according to a Seattle Fire Department tweet. The homeless man was sleeping in a dumpster at 11th Avenue and Pike Street when a dump truck emptied the dumpster, KIRO-TV reports. The dump truck driver started to compact the load…

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September 10, 2013 at 2:53 PM

Truck hits five cars; two catch fire near Seattle’s Pioneer Square

UPDATE: 6 p.m. | No one was in the car (pictured) that exploded into flames on James Street this afternoon, a Seattle Fire Department spokesman said. Firefighters extinguished the fire and began taking the car apart when the owner walked up and identified himself, said Kyle Moore, the fire department spokesman. Moore also said that two, not…

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