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4 years 3 months ago

Camel freed from sinkhole

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) - It was an unusual call for Oregon firefighters: A 1,500-pound camel, named Moses, needed to be rescued. The call came in Tuesday night in Clackamas County after the Oregon City owners of the camel called firefighters to say that Moses had fallen into a...

4 years 4 months ago

Sinkhole closes Tejon St.

A sinkhole closed a section of Tejon St. between Mill Street and Fountain Boulevard. The closure will be in both directions. Traffic should detour to Nevada Avenue. Crews hope to complete the repair by to tomorrow morning. Engineers with the city of colorado springs say the sink hole...

4 years 4 months ago

Flooding shuts down airport, closes roads in Wis.

Powerful thunderstorms are causing widespread flooding in southern Wisconsin, closing down Milwaukee's airport and blocking roads, and two people have been struck by lightning. Heavy rains pounded the region Thursday, with parts of Milwaukee seeing up to 7.5 inches of rain in just two hours. The National Weather Service...

4 years 6 months ago

Guatamala sinkhole 30 stories deep

It looks like something out of a science fiction movie--like a hole was bored straight down into the earth. After Tropical Storm Agatha slammed the Central American country, killing more than 100, a sinkhole the depth of a 30 story building opened up. It swallowed a three story building...

5 years 3 months ago

Sink hole swallows fire truck

Four Los Angeles firefighters have escaped unharmed from their fire engine, after it fell into a large sinkhole in the San Fernando Valley. Officials say the firefighters were responding to a call about flooding on a residential street when they saw excessive water on the road. Worried that the ground...

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