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Rick Lord A big burner in California, a bird clips a wing in Florida, and the bear necessities of hanging out in Maryland on this USA Update

June 19, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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California... a recycling plant goes up in flames in Rancho Cucamonga this afternoon. Firefighters had to use heavy water cannons to fight the flames from at least three different directions. There is currently no word on any injuries or what caused the fire in the first place...

Florida... a rare and scary moment for passengers on a Southwest flight. A flock of birds hitting the plane's fuselage and causing an emergency landing. Metal on the plane's left wing peeled back after the collision right after take-off. The captain immediately circled back and landed safely. No one was hurt. The FAA collected feathers and DNA off the plane to determine what type of birds caused the damage...

Maryland... a bear that spent the day up in a tree in a Rockville neighborhood eventually decided to just give himself up. Crews put up a fence around the trees, and after a few hours, the bear decided on his own to shimmy down. He then ran off, with authorities chasing behind to catch him and put him back in the woods. And those are the bear facts on this USA Update.


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