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National Guard frees ambulance, fire truck stuck in snow

A Humvee transported the patient to a waiting ambulance, then pulled out the trapped ambulance and fire truck

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Members of the U.S. National Guard helped free a stranded ambulance and a fire truck that was responding to the scene in west Charlotte.

An ambulance was transporting a patient to the hospital when it became stuck in the snow on Spruce Street. A fire truck responded to assist and also got stuck in the snow.  The fire truck had chains on the back of the tires.

A National Guard Humvee transported the patient to a waiting ambulance. Another National Guard Humvee then pulled the ambulance and the fire truck out of the snow.

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Steve Kady Steve Kady Friday, February 14, 2014 12:39:51 PM brains and chains. it's aconcept
Paul Russell Sr Paul Russell Sr Friday, February 14, 2014 5:09:39 PM That's the North Carolina National Guard. It don't have a thing to do with the
Paul Russell Sr Paul Russell Sr Friday, February 14, 2014 5:10:32 PM Federal govt is not national guard. It is state troops.

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