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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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March 11, 2014 at 8:18 AM

Spokane couple sleeping in dumpster tossed in garbage truck

SPOKANE (AP) — A couple who were sleeping in a dumpster with their dog were awakened Tuesday morning when they were thrown into the back of a garbage truck in Spokane. When the driver heard a lot a noise, he pulled over and called for help. Firefighters arrived and found the man, woman and dog inside the…


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