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TANK FALL 2-2-2-3-2-2-z-2-2
injured man as firemen rush topside a basket
litt r obtained from the Naval Reserve. Turner
lies on a narrow steel scaffold beneath the
tank. Getting him down presents a problem. The
steep angle of the ladder rules out his being
Turner is strapped to the basket litter and a
long rope is tied to one end. Then, slowly,
Firemen W.E. Duncan, Scott Robnett and Tom
Bargsley begin lowering the injured man to the
ground. One fireman feeds rope from above,
the others att en' the litter as it slides along
the steps of the la'3der. Workers at the scene
say a fellow employe, G.W. Bohanon, climbed a
rope hand-over-hand out the top of the tank to
get help when Turner fell. Crewmen on the
ground entered the tank from underneath to take
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Tank fall], item, December 18, 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc960211/m1/3/: accessed May 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.