Woman atop coconut tree rescued by fire brigade | Business Standard – Alapuzha

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Woman atop coconut tree rescued by fire brigade | Business Standard: Stuck up in a 36-feet tall coconut tree while spraying insecticide, a housewife had to make a call to the fire brigade from her mobile phone to rescue her.

45-year-old Cicily, a housewife, had learned to operate the coconut tree climbing machine since the past one year and managed to eke out a living with it.

Yesterday, after she climbed the coconut tree at Nedumbrakkat at Chertala in Alapuzha district, to spray insecticide, the machine seemed to have developed some trouble, police said.

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Jordan Bridge builder fined for girder accident | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

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Jordan Bridge builder fined for girder accident | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com: The company that built the new South Norfolk Jordan Bridge has been fined $28,000 following an investigation into a construction accident this summer that delayed the span’s opening more than three months.
The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry cited Figg Bridge Builders with four main violations, each carrying a $7,000 fine. One alleges the builder did not get a manufacturer’s written consent before it modified a girder that was used during construction and ultimately failed on June 21, sending a 90-ton piece of concrete crashing to the ground.

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Filthy Flue Likely Cause Of Westfield Mall Fire:: SFAppeal

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Filthy Flue Likely Cause Of Westfield Mall Fire: News: SFAppeal: A small fire that caused the evacuation of the fifth floor of the Westfield San Francisco Centre on Monday night was likely caused by a dirty flue at a mall restaurant, a fire department spokeswoman said today.

The one-alarm fire was reported at about 8:15 p.m. at the shopping center, located at 865 Market St.

The blaze started in a restaurant on the mall’s fourth floor and produced a large amount of smoke, prompting the evacuation of the fifth floor, fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.

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Trial decision delayed in UCLA lab death case – latimes.com

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Trial decision delayed in UCLA lab death case – latimes.com: A Los Angeles judge has delayed until mid-February her decision on whether UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Harran must stand trial on charges stemming from the December 2008 lab fire that killed staff research assistant Sheharbano “Sheri” Sangji.

At the end of a preliminary hearing Tuesday, Superior Court Judge Lisa B. Lench granted a defense request to submit written motions to dismiss or reduce the felony charges against Harran to misdemeanors. Lench scheduled a Feb. 15 hearing on the motions.

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Builder injured in cherry picker accident – – Reading Post

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Builder injured in cherry picker accident – News – getreading – Reading Post: A MAN working on a school expansion project was taken to hospital after becoming trapped between steel beams and the cherry picker he was operating.
Work on the �8.4 million extension of Katesgrove Primary School, in Dorothy Street, was temporarily halted following the incident at about 8.20am on Monday.

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Dangling window cleaner rescued from high-rise – Gold Coast

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Dangling window cleaner rescued from high-rise: A window cleaner has been rescued after he was left dangling from a high-rise building after an accident on the Gold Coast.The cleaner was wearing a safety harness while working on the 21st floor of a Main Beach hotel around 9:00am when he suddenly fell several storeys.The Department of Community Safety says witnesses who called for help reported seeing the 35-year-old dangling off the side of the building.Firefighters were preparing to rescue him but its understood a person inside the hotel eventually helped the man in through a window.

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Construction worker dies after accident after Biltmore home

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Construction worker dies after accident after Biltmore home: A construction worker was killed while working on a home believed to be connected with the man who killed himself in a downtown Phoenix courtroom in June, according to Phoenix Police Department officials.

The construction worker was working at the home in the Biltmore Estates when he was struck by a large steel object that fell more than 10 feet, according to a Phoenix Fire Department spokesman.

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Court Nixes Landmark Verdict for Ailing Smoker

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Courthouse News Service: (CN) – A Florida woman with emphysema who won a landmark $300 million judgment against Phillip Morris must face a new trial on damages, an appeals court ruled.
In a 2006 complaint, Lucinda Naugle claimed that Philip Morris knew that smoking cigarettes was addictive and harmful to a smoker’s health, but hid that information from the public. She claimed that she began smoking in 1968, quit in 1993 and now has emphysema.

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Gun dog shoots hunter with his own gun – Austrian Times

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Gun dog shoots hunter with his own gun – General News – Austrian Times Online News – English Newspaper: An Austrian hunter was airlifted to hospital after he was shot in the thigh – by his gun dog.

Walter Meier, 55, had planned to go shooting for the day at Ybbs in Austria together with his 33-year-old son when the accident happened.

A police spokesman said: “The gun had been stored in the rear boot of the hatchback with the dog. The dog was very excited and had bveen jumping around in the car when it realsied that they had parked and were about to go hunting, it was probably during this time that ther safety catch was knocked off.”

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“Land of Queen Elizabeth” . Argentina claims sovereignty over the same piece of land – The Argentina Independent

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British Names Disputed Antarctic Territory�|�The Argentina Independent: An area of British territory in Antartica that is twice the size of the UK will be named “Land of Queen Elizabeth” in tribute to the throne of Elizabeth II. Argentina claims sovereignty over the same piece of land.

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