BRIEFS.Hazmat called to crash site
GORMAN -- A hazardous-materials squad was called early Wednesday to a remote spot along Interstate5 where a FedEx trucked overturned with a load that included packages containing volatile materials.
The truck being driven by Timothy N. Willyard, 46, of San Jose San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. veered off the northbound Interstate5 about 2a.m., just north of Highway138, said Officer John Lutz of the California Highway Patrol.
Willyard was pulling two trailers filled with packages for FedEx delivery service, Lutz said.
The entire rig turned on its side onto Copco Road, which parallels the freeway. The driver wasn't injured, and the packages were being off-loaded at dawn.
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Search-rescue is U.N.-certified
The Los Angeles County Fire Department Not to be confused with Los Angeles Fire Department.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), serves unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County, as well as 58 cities and towns that choose to have the county provide fire and EMS services, including the City of La Urban Search and Rescue The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
Please [ improve this article] or discuss the issue on the talk page. Team, which trained in the Castaic area, has been certified by the United Nations as capable of handling worldwide emergencies.
It was the fourth team in the world to receive the recognition.
The team was evaluated by members of the United Nations along with representatives of the U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the federal agency responsible for coordinating emergency planning, preparedness, risk reduction, response, and recovery. The agency works closely with state and local governments by funding emergency programs and providing technical , the Office of Emergency Services emergency services Emergency care '…services …necessary to prevent death or serious impairment of health and, because of the danger to life or health, require the use of the most accessible hospital available and equipped to furnish those services' and observers from the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group.
A certification came upon the completion of a three-day exercise at Castaic Lake, Universal Studios and the county Fire Department's Del Valle Training Center in Val Verde.
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New leak found in condor area
LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST Los Padres National Forest is a forest located in southern and central California, which includes most of the mountainous land along the California coast from Ventura to Monterey, extending inland. Elevations range from sea level to 8,831 feet. -- A second leak was found Tuesday night in a forest pipeline that spilled hundreds of gallons of oil and wastewater into a Fillmore-area creek that is frequented by endangered California condors.
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LLC - Logical Link Control , which operates the pipeline, found the leak. About 20gallons of medium-weight oil mixed with approximately 80gallons of groundwater had leaked. That was in addition to a much larger leak discovered after the pipe apparently froze last month and ruptured.
There is no sign any birds were injured. Crews hoped to complete the cleanup Wednesday.
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