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Tuesday, April 1st, 2008
Photo by Shelley Grieshop
A St. Henry volunteer firefighter uses a chop saw to cut a triangular piece from a makeshift steel grain bin during a training exercise at the fire department on Sunday. As a direct result of a grain bin rescue in May 2007, the firefighters now use triangular cuts, instead of square cuts, to more efficiently and safely cut open a bin to release grain and find victims. St. Henry and Chickasaw firefighters and St. Henry EMS personnel were chosen to receive the 2008 EMS Star of Life Award for their efforts in rescuing Marie Moorman last year.
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ST. HENRY - The sun was bright and warm that Saturday morning nearly a year ago as rescuers sped toward the Moorman farm along Lange Road. Minutes earlier, an emotionally distraught Tom Moorman had called 911 to report his wife . . .
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