Fla. fire-rescue puts antivenom bank to use


By Sallie James
The (Fort Lauderdale) Sun Sentinel

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Members of Miami-Dade County's Venom Response Team call him a frequent flier because he has been bitten by venomous snakes so many times.

It happened again this past weekend, when longtime snake handler Albert Killian, 52, was cleaning out the cage of a deadly poisonous king cobra.

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