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News - May 14, 2014

Portola Valley: Fire drill interrupted by dump truck crash

by Dave Boyce

A collection of firefighters, many with EMT skills, happened to be on the scene at a wildfire drill in Portola Valley around 9 a.m. on May 7 when a super-dump truck — the kind with an extra set of wheels slung up over the bed — came hurtling down Westridge Drive, careered across Alpine Road without hitting any cross traffic, crashed through a wooden fence and came to rest against some trees above the banks of Los Trancos Creek.

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