First responders at plant collapse describe chaotic scene with mass casualties
Capt. Duane Eivins answers questions during a press conference at Omaha Fire Station 30 on Jan. 24. Eivins was one of the first responders at the International Nutrition industrial accident Monday.
Posted: Friday, January 24, 2014 12:00 am
In the shattered remains of what had been the International Nutrition plant, four Omaha firefighters worked calmly but furiously to free a man trapped in the rubble.
Operating in darkness, with ice-cold water pouring down on them from a broken fire sprinkler line overhead, they used their hands and a rotary saw to pull away the concrete and steel that pinned the man's legs to the floor.
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Friday, January 24, 2014 12:00 am.