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2 workers rescued from trench in Torrance

May 1, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
It was a race against the clock to free two men trapped in a trench in Torrance.It happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night. The two construction workers were digging new gas storage containers at a Shell station when the trench collapsed, pinning them up against a shoring wall.

The men were buried up to their chests in dirt. It took firefighters about three hours to free them. They were taken to a local hospital with no serious injuries.


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