LA teen rescued 12 hours after falling into sewage pipe
03 April, 2018, 04:45 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the city's toxic and mazelike underground sewer system.
The Los Angeles TimesreportedJesse Hernandez was at Griffith Park on Sunday afternoon where he and his cousins were jumping on wooden planks in an abandoned maintenance building. When a plank broke, Jesse fell about 25 feet (8 meters) and landed in fast-moving sewage, said Brian Humphrey, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. The location is so remote that authorities closed the westbound 134 Freeway before safely extricating the boy, who was dripping wet.
First responders provided immediate medical care and decontamination, and the teen was then taken to a local hospital for a complete medical evaluation.
Jesse was trapped in the "intricate, enclosed" pipe system overnight during the "relentless" search for him that lasted 13 hours, LAFD Capt. Erik Scott told ABC News.
New York Yankees Home Opener Rescheduled
Mets 6, Cardinals 2 - Yoenis Cespedes and Travis d'Arnaud homered, Todd Frazier drove in three runs and host NY defeated St. Out at Yankee Stadium on Monday, we've got a series opener coming between the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees .
"We're keeping Jesse's health and recovery in our thoughts today", he said.
"At 4 o'clock ... one of the cameras saw some handprints on the sewer inside the pipe", Adel Hagekhalil with the L.A. Bureau of Sanitation said. He will be decontaminated due to possible toxic substances in the pipes, Scott said.
The first thing Jesse wanted was a cellphone to call his family. "The Mayor's Crisis Response Team is on scene helping to console and support family members".
Devin Hernandez described his friend Jesse as "really nice" and said they had earlier been playing soccer together before parting ways so each of their families could do an Easter egg hunt.
Kate Middleton Shows Off Bump at Church
Also noticeably absent during the event were Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , who will Wednesday at the chapel in May. The lovely couple attended the service without their two children - Prince George , 4 and Princess Charlotte , 2.
Rescuers narrowed the search area from 6,400 feet to 2,400 feet of pipe feeding into the Los Angeles river.
"It's sad that this happens to him because he just came to the park to have fun", he said.
The fire department noted the "excellent teamwork" among agencies - which include fire and its urban search and rescue, police, highway patrol, city recreation and parks, park rangers, the water and power department, and experts from the sanitation, engineering and contract administration bureaus. They attached a camera to a floatation device and send it 300 feet down the pipe. Firefighters were also using gas meters during the hours-long search.
Cameras used to inspect pipes for fix were used to float at the top of the pipe and crawl along the bottom, Scott said.
The Punjab government has deputed Local Bodies minister Navjot Sidhu to receive the mortal remains at the airport. Of the 38 Indians, 27 were from Punjab, four from Himachal Pradesh, six from Bihar and two from West Bengal.
The research may also provide information as to how other bacteria evade the immune system and be unaffected by antibiotics. There have cases of the bacteria developing resistance to cephalosporins, the current first-line treatment for gonorrhoea .
The network has been hyping up the new season for awhile now, but they're being mysterious and secretive , as one would suspect. At the end, Bernarnold voices what we've all be thinking throughout the trailer: " You frighten me sometimes, Dolores ".
The amount is the fourth largest jackpot in Mega Millions' history, with the record set in 2012 at 656 million dollars. The recipient could choose the $521 million annuity payment option, doled out over the course of 29 years.
She went on to state that the disgusting act by Mateen "wasn't preplanned" because "if he didn't know, she couldn't know". But defense attorneys said those statements were coerced, and there was no audio or video tape of the interrogation.
This is a protective metal shield used to cover the cargo as the rocket is en route to space and blasts through the atmosphere. The company attempted such a recovery during a February launch, but the fairing missed the net by "a few hundred meters".
White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah denied on Thursday that Trump's criticism was a personal grudge. President Trump again took aim at Amazon, blasting it for hurting retailers as well as the U.S.
Russian Federation has successfully tested its latest intercontinental ballistic missile, the country's military said on Friday. The short video said the missile - nicknamed "Satan 2" - was launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russian Federation .
Ramadan, the Muslim holy fasting month that often sees a surge in Palestinian attacks, also is anticipated to begin May 15. On 14 May, Israel will mark its 70th anniversary and the U.S. is scheduled to open its embassy in Jerusalem.
New video surfaces of the 2016 Alton Sterling case
Surveillance footage shows Sterling pushing back against the two officers when they appear and attempt to pin him against a auto . The officers pant, curse, and yell, "Get on the ground!" As the men are on the ground, someone yells "he's got a gun".
Lightning excited for 'barometer' game vs. Bruins
Dylan Larkin, Darren Helm, Andreas Athanasiou and Danny DeKeyser also scored to help Detroit overcome a 2-0 first-period deficit. Later in the second, it was Pastrnak stepping in after a hit on Bergeron and squaring off with Tampa Bay's Dan Girardi .
Ty Lue to rejoin team as an observer for tonight's game
On the glass, Tristan Thompson corralled 14 boards, with Kevin Love also hauling down eight despite a rough shooting night. On Tuesday, the Pelicans were bloodied on the defensive glass, allowing 20 second-chance points in the second half alone.
Three Facebook users sue over collection of call, text history
If you want to see everything Facebook knows about you, just go to the upper right hand corner and scroll down to settings . However, the good news is that Facebook gives users the option to see most of the information that's been collected so far.
Love letters, dirty photos sent to Parkland gunman
In an a letter stuffed inside an envelope covered in hand-drawn hearts and smiley faces, a teenager wrote, "I'm 18-years-old". She also noted, "I'm really skinny and have 34C sized breasts". "Everyone now and then gets a few, but nothing like this".
What Prince Harry will wear to the wedding
George's Chapel on the Windsor Castle estate, in a ceremony of 600 guests followed by a procession through the town. The horse-drawn carriage will also pass High Street through Windsor Town before returning to the castle.