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Rick Lord An auto body blaze in California, an icy lake rescue in Virginia, and a new leg for a donkey in Wyoming on this USA Update

February 24, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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California... firefighters in San Francisco were battling a massive fire this morning at an auto shop. Schools were keeping students indoors until they got the fire under control and tested the air quality. Everyone evacuated the facility, and so far, no injuries have been reported...

Virginia... a helicopter helped rescue a man and two dogs stranded on a lake after a canoe flooded with icy water. A rescuer was lowered to the man and both were lifted into the chopper and carried to the shoreline. The man was taken to a waiting ambulance, where medics started treatment for hypothermia. The helicopter then returned to the canoe and got the two dogs, who appeared to be okay...

Wyoming... a donkey is getting a leg up on saving her life... Her human family bought her here from Minneapolis soon after they adopted her. The animal lost her right hind leg to frostbite, so she's been fitted for a prosthetic leg. If all goes well following treatment, the donkey will be used as a therapy animal at local hospitals and nursing homes. And and with that, we pin the tail on this USA Update.


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