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Photos: Ore. FFs face a vehicle crash, stabilization challenge

Portland firefighters arrived and found an SUV on its side, on top of a car


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By Bill Carey

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland firefighters faced a stabilization challenge after a three-car crash left one vehicle on top of another.

Surprisingly no one was seriously injured in the July 24 crash at the intersection of Northeast Lombard Street and Northeast Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, KPTV reported.

In a Facebook post, the Portland Fire Department shared how they used struts and rachet straps to stabilize an SUV resting on top of a car.

Firefighters had cut the windshield of the SUV to remove the driver.

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